Combined Advanced Degree in Computer Science

Combined Advanced Degree in Computer Science

Combined Advanced Degree in Computer Science

The Master of Science in Computer Science will provide individuals with the opportunity to acquire an excellent graduate level education in Computer Science that prepares them to work in a variety of computer related fields, including education, industry, research, business, and government.

The Master of Science in Computer Science is a 30 credit-hour program with an optional thesis track. All students must complete 12-credits of core courses.

The program includes two tracks. Each has different course and graduation exit requirements which are outlined in the chart.
  • Thesis Track: Students in the thesis track must take 12 additional credits of elective or core courses and the 6-credit thesis sequence or 9 additional credits of elective or core courses and the 9-credit thesis sequence.
  • Non-Thesis Track: Students choosing the non-thesis track must take 18 additional credits of elective or core courses, 6 credits of which must be classified as project intensive.

Rowan University undergraduates majoring in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program can apply to the Combined Advanced Degree program allowing them to earn both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in five years.

Application/Description

The one-page CADP in CS Application Form and Program Description are available for download.