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Master of Science in Computer Science

Whether you’re considering computer technology, telecommunications, software design or software development as a career, our cutting edge curriculum will prepare you to be a leader in computing, software engineering, or information systems.

This 30-42 credit program (depending on prior academic preparation) is designed specifically for working adults, with convenient, flexible scheduling. You’ll receive a firm grounding in data structures and algorithms, computer networks, intelligent information systems, and databases. And you may choose to concentrate in computer networks, databases and intelligent information systems, or security of computer systems and networks.

Get individual faculty attention and become an effective team member within small classes in a community atmosphere. Explore internships and work experience that can be found at local high-tech companies.

Program Director & Faculty

Jiacun Wang, Ph.D.

(732) 571-4449

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Faculty Drive External Opportunities

Monmouth’s faculty members are experts in these areas, and our location near the region’s rich population of high tech corporations allows for close working relationships that foster joint research and development project opportunities.

Prospective International Students

In addition to the strength of the M.S. in Computer Science program, Monmouth University as a whole has so much to offer students coming from other countries to study at our campus.

Program Application Requirements

Master of Science in Computer Science

Optional Tracks in Computer Networks, Databases and Intelligent Information Systems, and Security of Computer Systems and Networks

To be considered for admission, students must submit an application to Monmouth University along with a $50 application fee, and provide the following:

  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.75 overall GPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA in the undergraduate major, preferably in the sciences or engineering.
  • Two letters of recommendation for graduate study.
  • Two semesters of calculus (I and II) with grades of “C” or better.
  • Two semesters of computer programming courses within the past five years (equivalent to Monmouth’s CS175 and CS176) at a recognized institution with a grade of “B” or better.

Computer Science Certificate Program

Software Design and Development

  • See M.S. in Computer Science requirements

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