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Master’s in Computer Science Degree
In the Master’s in Computer Science program at Felician University, you will learn to analyze the design of computer algorithms and data structures and apply advanced concepts to solve both theoretical and applied problems. You will also learn to discuss issues, trends, and solutions with both technical and non-technical audiences. In this way, you will become prepared not only to analyze data but to communicate that analysis effectively, gaining the practical experiences and skills needed to pursue a career in the field.
Earn Your Degree as a Full- or Part-time Student
Felician’s Master’s in Computer Science program gives students the chance to earn one of the most in-demand degrees in as little as 18 months. The program consists of 30 credit hours and has a hybrid class structure in which students can take a combination of on-campus and online courses. The on-campus classes are held in the evening, making this program convenient for working professionals.
Students can choose to enroll full or part time. Part-time students take one to two courses per 16-week semester and full-time students take three classes per semester. As a M.S. in Computer Science student, you will learn from expert faculty who are involved in developing applications and research in the field. With a student-faculty ratio of 8:1 to 10:1, students can expect to interact closely with instructors.
Computer Science Courses and Electives
The online and in-person hybrid method of learning allows students to choose from a range of courses. We offer many advanced electives with a variety of specializations in today’s computer science field. Some electives include Cloud Computing, Game Development, and Ethical Issues in Technology.
Our admissions requirements page outlines what is needed to apply to the program and also contains a list of course requirements and elective options. Starting in 2018, the Computer Science program will also include a Cybersecurity track. Students in this concentration will study Information Technology and Advanced Digital Forensics.
Program Outcomes and Careers
Students acquire the fundamental knowledge and best practice methodologies to position themselves for success in high-level IT administration and software engineering. Our graduates are well prepared for careers in the industry, including positions in government agencies, technology companies, and research institutions.
With a growing need for system analysts, web and mobile application developers, and big data specialists, you can feel confident that your degree will prepare you for a career in a growing field.
Since Felician University’s Master’s in Computer Science degree can be completed in as little as 18 months in the evenings and online, working professionals can earn their degree on their time. Interested in learning more? Request more information today!