Shape the science of technology with the online M.S. in Computer Science. Highlights of the curriculum include:*

  • Program can be completed in as little as one year.*
  • Students have the option to choose from five in-demand concentrations: Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise and Cloud Computing, Digital Forensics and Software Engineering, as well as a non-declared concentration option.
  • Each concentration consists of 33 credit hours including:
    • 1 core research course (3 credit hours)
    • 6 concentration courses (18 credit hours)
    • 3 elective courses (9 credit hours)
    • 1 master's thesis course (3 credit hours)
  • Students without undergraduate coursework in Computer Science or a related field can still be accepted, but may need to take up to six courses (18 credit hours) to provide the required foundation for them to pursue advanced study.

Concentrations

Artificial Intelligence Concentration

Elective Courses (9 credit hours)

Remaining courses will be selected from CPSC 50000 or 60000 level courses.

Cyber Security Concentration

Elective Courses (9 credit hours)

Remaining courses will be selected from CPSC 50000 or 60000 level courses.

Digital Forensics Concentration

Elective Courses (9 credit hours)

Remaining courses will be selected from CPSC 50000 or 60000 level courses, and/or Criminal Justice CSJS 50000 level courses.

Enterprise and Cloud Computing Concentration

Elective Courses (9 credit hours)

Remaining courses will be selected from CPSC 50000 or 60000 level courses.

Software Engineering Concentration

*If a similar course has been completed or if professional experience satisfies, this course may be substituted for another CPSC 50000 or 60000 level course.

Elective Courses (9 credit hours)

Remaining courses will be selected from CPSC 50000 or 60000 level courses.

Non-Declared Concentration

Students interested in pursuing a broad set of skills can choose to not declare a concentration.

Core Courses

Core courses are a part of the degree requirements for students who did not complete similar courses in their previous coursework.


Similar master's level courses transferred in from another institution or taken at Lewis University will be considered to replace the following core courses except for the master's thesis.

*If a similar course has been completed or if professional experience satisfies, this course may be substituted for a different CPSC 50000 or 60000 level course.

Elective Courses (21 credit hours)

Remaining courses will be selected from any of the 50000 and/or 60000 level courses.

Shape the Science of Technology

To learn more about the online M.S. in Computer Science, call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor or click here to request more information.

*Depending on previous academic preparation, applicants may need to take up to 18 additional credit hours in Foundations courses for a total of 51 credit hours and potentially two additional semesters.