A Master’s in Computer Science degree provides focused and state-of-the-art technical expertise and other skills needed for building modern software systems. The emergence of Web 2.0 and Big Data applications, mobile and location based services, and protecting digital assets from online espionage necessitate advanced computing knowledge and skills. Whether you want to build a financially rewarding career, kindle your entrepreneurial spirit through a startup, or simply want to make the world a better place to live and work, a master’s degree in computer science is a definite path.
The program also prepares students to subsequently pursue doctoral degree in Computer Science. The curriculum reflects the state of the art with special focus on big data management and applications, high performance computing, machine learning, cloud and mobile computing, cybersecurity and software engineering. Students participate in internship programs with various organizations within and outside the state. Almost all our students find jobs after graduation.
International Admission requirements:
Foreign nationals must score in the IELTS Band 6.5 on the TOEFL, and must have met all other admission criteria prior to registering for the first semester of courses.
Applicants must submit official transcripts of all college-level courses. Whether a student meets the above prerequisite course requirements will be determined by the division chair or designee based on the information provided in the admission application and transcripts.
Why choose West Virginia for your U.S. Education? Brochure
Dr. Megan E. Gibbons
Coordinator of International Education
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
Office of International Programs
1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Suite 700
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.A. 25301
Phone: (304) 558.0261