Command the world of technology through data and design

Welcome back to the innovative world of computer science. Maybe you just completed your undergraduate degree or perhaps it’s been years since you set foot in a classroom. Either way, our master’s degree in computer science is applicable to your professional development. Choose from two tracks - Software Engineering and Information Systems to tailor your degree.

Credits30-31
Cost Per Credit$760
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Program Overview

Our aim is to help you develop into a highly proficient computer scientist. How? You’ll study how to create complex hardware and software systems, manage complex information technology (IT) systems, and lead a technical team. Now offering two new tracks in Software Engineering and Information Systems. Both of these tracks will build on your undergraduate background in the field by deepening your skills and knowledge in the main areas of computer science.

Upon completion of the program, you’ll be trained in problem solving, collaboration, creative design processes, professional literature, writing, presentation, and ethical practices. You’ll be prepared for professional positions in software development and other technical/design-oriented roles in computing.

Program Highlights
  • STEM certified
  • Ethics & vocation are central themes in our program showing how professionals respond to the needs of clients, users, and society
  • Program can be completed in 18 months
  • Fall & spring start dates available
  • Available online

Graduates pursue a variety of careers such as system/database administrators/architects, business intelligence analysts, software engineers, application developers and many others. Our recent grads have gone on to work at:

  • Experius
  • EP Soft Technologies
  • Charter Communications
  • iDigital
  • QA Labs
  • Integra Tech
  • Concurrency
  • And many more

What to Expect

It can be hard to adjust back to higher education after functioning in the workforce. That is why we’ve designed this graduate program with working professionals in mind. You’ll get a rigorous education that fits within your busy schedule. All courses will be available online as a self-paced format, but three courses per semester will be offered face to face on campus.

Concentrations / Specializations
Software Engineering

This track focuses on creating systems as problem solving tools. You'll study advanced algorithms, compilers, and programming language theory to prepare you for a career as a software developer with an upward trajectory toward team lead or senior level developer.

Information Systems

This track focuses on applying and managing technology used in problem solving. You'll study advanced networking and system design and administration to prepare you for a career in network infrastructure with an upward trajectory toward network administrator, database administrator, or systems architect.

Locations

In addition to our main and online campuses, Concordia has center locations which offer accelerated undergraduate and graduate programs close to where you live and work. The Master of Science in Computer Science program is available at the following:

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