Texas Tech University

Master of Science in Computer Science

 Credit Hours
Bachelor's Degree
Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering

About the Program

The Master of Science in Computer Science (M.S.C.S.) is a degree program designed to strengthen knowledge in advanced computer sciences areas spanning from hardware systems, software systems to computer networks and applied computing. The degree program requires filing a degree plan within the student’s first semester of study and passing the Final Comprehensive Examination as required by the university.

The program offers a thesis option, 31 credit hours, and a non-thesis option, 37 credit hours. The non-thesis project/report option requires an additional seven CS graduate elective courses.  The non-thesis exam option requires an additional eight CS graduate elective courses. See the program page for more information.

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