Computer Science MS

Apply Now for Spring or Fall 2022

Domestic applicants with at least two years of professional experience in software development will be considered for our Spring 2022 admission cycle. All other applicants will be considered for our Fall 2022 admission cycle. Applications are due: October 1 for Spring 2022 and January 15 for Fall 2022.

How to Apply

The Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) full-time & part-time programs provides students with a broad background in software development and other core disciplines of computer science, ranging from systems, networking, and distributed programming to algorithms and theory.

Program Highlights

  • Real-World Experience – By completing an internship at a technology company, working on a faculty research project, or contributing to an open-source project, the practicum course helps students gain real world experience.
  • San Francisco Advantage – We're located in the heart of San Francisco and close to Silicon Valley, which boasts more tech companies than any other region in the U.S.
  • Faculty – Comprised of distinguished researchers and accomplished experts from the Bay Area’s tech companies, our faculty brings real world computing experience into the classroom.
  • Small Classes – Close interaction with full-time faculty is a hallmark of the program. Our cohort model enhances the experience during our students’ first year, allowing them to take core courses at the same time.
  • International Students – They may be eligible to work for 36 months in the U.S. after completion of the MSCS program via the OPT program and STEM extension.
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