Ray Hashemi
Graduate Coordinator, MSCIS program
Office: SC 276
Department of Computer Science & Information Technology

Master of Science in Computer and Information Science (MSCIS)

The newly revised 30 hour Computer and Information Science master’s program (MSCIS) provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills for the current and future job markets in industry as well as academia.

The computer science program is student-focused, transformative, experiential and rigorous, leading to student success.  The program accepts students who hold a Bachelor's Degree in science, engineering, information technology, or mathematics (course work at the undergraduate level may be needed once provisionally admitted ).

There are many scientific fields where knowledge of the computing disciplines is essential for advancement.  Such interdisciplinary areas include health informatics, bioinformatics, scientific computing, artificial intelligence, robotics and many other exciting opportunities.  An MSCIS in addition to your bachelor’s degree may just be the right career path for you.  Students graduating from the program will be ready to take a wide variety of positions in industry or in academia.

The MSCIS offers two trakc of Computer Science and Health Informatics.  The Department also offers a Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Scientific Computing.  In addition, the department participates in an interdisciplinary certificate in Clinical Informatics in conjunction with the Department of Health Sciences and teh Department of Nursing.

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