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Computer Science, MS

Develop software. Dive into systems, networking, and distributed programming. Explore algorithms and computer theory. Learn what you need to know to get where you want to go.

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Applications for Fall 2023 are open, and we will continue to review for Fall admission on a space-available basis. We recommend you submit your application as soon as possible to be considered for Fall 2023.

Program Highlights

  • Real-World Experience – Intern at a local tech company. Join a team on a discovery mission — also known as a faculty research project.
  • San Francisco Advantage – You’ll learn in the heart of San Francisco and next door to Silicon Valley, where there are more tech companies than in any other region in the U.S.
  • Faculty – Learn from researchers and working experts in the Bay Area’s tech community.
  • Small Classes – Join your cohort and take your core classes together. Small classes give you support and let you get to work.
  • International Students – If you’re an international student, you may be eligible to work for 36 months in the U.S. after you complete the MSCS program via the OPT program and STEM extension.
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Computer Science, MS

Olga Karpenko, Faculty Director
Harney Science Center, 227
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080

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