• Program Features

    Program Features

    The MSCS offers excellent curriculum that blends theoretic foundations of computer science with the state-of-the-art computing technologies. The program provides students with opportunities in computer science research, advanced project development and interdisciplinary study, with maximum of flexibility in study plans and class attendance options.

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  • Research Areas


    Cloud Computing
    Mobile Computing
    High Performance Computing
    Artificial Intelligence
    Game Development
    Modeling and Simulation
    Software Engineering
    Data Mining
    Social Intelligence
    Computing Security

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Master of Science in Computer Science Degree Program

Kennesaw State University is now offering the NEW Master of Science in Computer Science degree to meet Georgia's increasing workforce demand in computer science. The MSCS program offers students a true graduate-school experience in the exciting discipline of Computer Science, with high expectations and intensive learning. We are now accepting new applicants for both Summer 2014 and Fall 2014. The deadline for summer 2014 applications is April 1, 2014; the deadline for Fall 2014 applications is July 1, 2014. For more information please contact the MSCS Director, Dr. Ying Xie.

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Admission And Curriculum

  • Master of Science in Computer Science Admissions

    MSCS Admissions

    The Masters program is designed to serve two kinds of qualified students who want to further their study in computer science: those who have BS degree in computer science, and those with undergraduate degrees in areas other than CS with required computer science and mathematics course work.

  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Curruculium

    MSCS Curriculum

    The MSCS program offers three degree models: non-thesis model (breadth option), thesis model (depth option), and interdisciplinary model.

  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Graduate Teaching Assistantship

    Graduate Teaching Assistantship

    The MSCS program offers graduate teaching assistantship (GTA) to outstanding applicants. The GTA covers full tuition (exclude student activity fee) and up to $12,000 yearly stipend...

  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Graduate Research Assistantship

    Graduate Research Assistantship

    Graduate Research Assistantships (GRAs) are awarded to students, not to faculty. The student may choose the research area and faculty member to work with. The MSCS director awards GRAs to students based on their academic credentials...

  • Clendenin Graduate Fellows

    Clendenin Graduate Fellows

    The Clendenin Graduate Fellows Program awards up to $20,000 annually to selected individuals pursuing a master's or doctoral degree at any approved institution.

  • Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) Study Plan Course Options

    Study Plan Course Descriptions

    The MSCS program is structured with maximum of flexibility by providing four options of study plans and three options of class attendance.