Computer Science MS

Old Dominion University

Program Description

Computer Science MS

Old Dominion University

This program is meant for students with a strong background in computer science. ODU's Computer Science Department supports in-depth study at the graduate level in areas such as bioinformatics, data mining, digital libraries, high-performance computing, networking, cyber security, software engineering, and computational foundations. Courses in our Cyber Security graduate certificate program may be applied towards this master's degree in Computer Science.

Required Courses

  • 31-34 credit hours

This program has three options:

  • Courses-only: 34 credit hours minimum, including a 1-credit-hour colloquium. The final comprehensive exam includes a written report and an oral exam.
  • Project: 34 credit hours minimum, including a 1-credit-hour colloquium and 3-credit-hour Masters Project. The final comprehensive exam consists of a written project report and oral presentation of the results.
  • Thesis: 31 credit hours minimum, including a 1-credit-hour colloquium and 6-credit-hour Masters Thesis. The final comprehensive exam consists of an oral thesis defense and thesis document.

Online Learning Environment

Access course materials online from any location. Many classes don't have a scheduled meeting time, so you can fit a class into your personal schedule. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

Careers in Computer Science

A master's degree in Computer Science can help you in careers such as:

  • Cybersecurity analyst/specialist
  • Network/database administrator
  • Software developer/engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Web developer

How to Apply

To apply for this Master of Science program, you should have a strong background in the C or C++ programming language, Data Structures, Computer Organization, Operating Systems, and Theoretical Computer Science. Because many of the Computer Science courses involve the use of mathematics, you are also expected to have a good background in Calculus, Linear Algebra, Discrete Mathematics, and Probability & Statistics. TUITION: Click Here In-state Virginia Residents: $496 per credit hour* Out-of-State Students: $538 per credit hour APPLICATION DEADLINES - Fall Spring Summer Domestic: June 1 November 1 March 1 International: April 15 October 1 February 1

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 25, 2017
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