M.S. Computer Science

ms Do you already have an undergraduate degree in computer science? Southern has a unique masters program in computer science, when combined with our ABET-accredited undergraduate program can be completed in a total of five years. The proposed program will have two emphases: general computer science and embedded systems. This is a general purpose masters degree aimed at improving the typical 4-year graduate’s skills and qualifications in the workplace. It is intended that the courses will be offered in the late afternoon/early evening, thus allowing working students to attend classes. Those having already completed a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science will take two years to complete the program.

Sample Course Sequence

CLICK HERE for 5-year BS/MS Computer Science Course Sequence

CLICK HERE for 5-year BS/MS Embedded Systems Computer Science Course Sequence

Matriculation Options

  1. Traditional 4 + 2 Option  (For Course Sequence, contact tyson@southern.edu)

MS in Computer Science degree awarded after two additional years.
No summer coursework required.

Accelerated 3 + 2 Option (For Course Sequence, contact tyson@southern.edu)

BS in Computer Science and M. S. in Computer Science degrees, both awarded after five years.
      Six hours of summer undergraduate coursework required.

Accelerated 4 + 1 Option (For Course Sequence, contact tyson@southern.edu)

BS in Computer Science degree awarded after four years.
      MS in Computer Science degree awarded after one additional year.
Twelve hours of summer undergraduate coursework required.

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