Nova Southeastern University

Master of Science in Computer Science


3301 College Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

The M.S. in Computer Science is a 36 credit-hour program. It is designed to give students advanced knowledge of the field and to provide an enduring foundation for future professional growth. The program blends theory and practice into a learning experience that develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems. Its formats offer full-time students the opportunity to earn the master’s degree in 12 months and working professionals the opportunity to earn the degree in 16–24 months.

Graduates are able to:

  1. communicate computer science concepts, designs, and solutions effectively and professionally;
  2. apply knowledge of computing to produce effective designs and solutions for specific problems;
  3. identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly literature relating to the field of computer science; and
  4. use software development tools, software systems, and modern computing platforms.


Nova Southeastern University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.?

Eligibility Requirements:

Requires an earned bachelor’s degree in a related field with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally accredited institution.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: NSU's Office of Student Financial Aid administers federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. For assistance with financial aid, students should contact the Financial Aid Office. NSU FAFSA Code: 001509.

Locale: Large Suburb

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