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    May 28, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Master of Science with a Major in Computer Science

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Program Overview

The Master of Science in Computer Science (MS-CS) is a 30-credit program that may be completed either full-time or on a part-time basis. The program will provide students with graduate level coverage of algorithms, theory, systems, and an advanced topics course in cybersecurity. The electives will be chosen from courses on programming languages, cyber-physical systems, formal methods, machine learning, networked and distributed systems, and bioinformatics. The degree will have a thesis-based program and course based (non-thesis) version.

Augusta University’s program will train graduate students to become capable of applying mainstream computer science knowledge to formulating and solving problems ranging from problems that are solved by routine applications of computer science to problems that require advancing the state-of-the-art in the discipline.

Program Contact
Dr. Gursimran Walia
Admissions Requirements

For more information on admissions requirements, please visit the Office of Admissions website. 

Progression & Graduation Requirements
  • Satisfactory progress toward a MS-CS degree requires that a student maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 for all courses attempted.
  • Failure to earn a minimum 3.0 GPA in any given semester results in immediate dismissal from the program.
  • A minimum grade of B must be earned for each MS-CS course.
  • All requirements for the MS-CS degree must be completed within five consecutive years.
Program Information
Program Length: 2 Years
CIP Code: 11.0101
Program Code: 1MS-MCOS
Major Code: MCOS

Total Hours for the Degree: 30 Hours

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