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Master of Science Degree in Computer Science

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MS in Computer Science

11 Integrated Courses | 33 Credit Hours

Master of Science in Computer Science

  • Eight-week courses; one or two nights a week
  • Finish in as little as one year
  • Real-world scenarios and problems explained
  • Learn the latest technologies

Staying current with the rapid changes in computer science can make a significant difference in job performance and career opportunities.

This program is designed for students who desire to enhance their computer skills and credentials, enter the job market as a computing professional, or pursue a Ph.D. in computer science.

Enhance Your Credentials and Expertise

Choose from two tracks, Mobile Development or Cybersecurity, that are both in high demand in the industry.

Mobile Development track

Covers iOS and Android development using the latest technical stacks and languages. Students learn to build mobile applications and games for a variety of phones and tablets.

Cybersecurity track

Has a developer-focused approach. Students learn the attacks commonly used by hackers, and learn how to write secure code to defend against hackers.

The curriculum is structured to strengthen the understanding of the complexities of computers and computer applications. Students are encouraged to collaborate with faculty and participate in a number of projects chosen by the student in their specific area of interest. Faculty expertise includes: applied algorithms and data structures, artificial intelligence and intelligent systems, architecture, security, software engineering, object-oriented programming, data science, and mobile and web development.

Programs for Working Professionals

Oklahoma City University's Master of Science in Computer Science program can be completed in as little as one year, depending on each student's specific needs. Offered both in-person and via live-streaming, all classes are held in the evenings. Classes are offered in 8-week blocks allowing students to complete as many as four classes per semester while never juggling more than two classes at any given time. Explore the Course Offerings page to see current class requirements and degree track options.

Our Director has over two decades of industry experience in software development, architecture, and security and is eager to chat with you. Reach out with any questions you might have, or even just to say hello.

Jeff Maxwell, jmaxwell@okcu.edu

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above (preference given to applicants with Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area, or applicants with significant relevant experience)
  • Personal statement and purpose for seeking the degree
  • One letter of recommendation from an employer, supervisor, or professor
  • Professional resume including academic and professional accomplishments

M.S., Computer Science Advisement Dates

For additional information on the program and to meet with the Director, register for a virtual meeting via Zoom for a student advisement session! 2021 dates are provided below. Check back for additional dates.

Graduate Admissions can be reached at gadmissions@okcu.edu or call (405) 208-5094.

    Register for our Virtual Info Session on October 12th

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