Program Overview

The MS Computer Science Bridge program includes a one-year immersion in computing fundamentals, from object-oriented programming to algorithms and data structures. Students progress as a cohort through these foundational courses and, earning the required GPA, continue to complete the MS in Computer Science. In the second year, the practicum experience provides real-world computing experience, with networking opportunities and career preparation.

Bridge Year


  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Discrete Math


  • Data Structures
  • Systems course
  • Bridge elective


  • Practicum

General Requirements

Learn more about required courses and program learning outcomes by visiting the course catalog.