The OU Online M.S. in Computer Science is a 33-credit program that teaches the latest concepts in this exciting field, including artificial intelligence, machine learning, security, algorithms, and more. The program prepares students with advanced computer knowledge applicable in a wide range of in-demand industries, including industrial engineering, meteorology, web development, information research, and more.
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Students will learn the latest concepts in a rapidly growing and changing field. A mix of advanced and applied theories will allow graduates to put ideas into practice in real time while completing their studies.
Learn in a flexible online program designed for working professionals. You’ll engage in online discussions with professors and fellow students while gaining skills to advance your computer science career.
Like every OU Online program, the M.S. in Computer Science is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
Earning an M.S. in Computer Science from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out where the industry is moving while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.
Tuition and fees for the program are $32,505 ($985 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.
Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.
The M.S. in Computer Science program features a mix of course content covering advanced theory and applied theory within computer science.
Courses and/or substitutions are subject to availability and approval by the program.
To apply to the online M.S. in Computer Science, students must hold a baccalaureate degree in computer science, engineering, IT, or another related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university (or appropriate international equivalent). Students should have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00 in undergraduate studies. Students’ math and computer science backgrounds will also be assessed to determine preparation for graduate-level computer science work.
The following coursework is expected and required to have been completed and officially transcripted for graduate admission consideration:
Failure to have this coursework completed with a B-average (3.00 GPA) or higher will result in the inability for admission consideration. Please acknowledge that work experience and specialized certificate attainment, while noteworthy, cannot be accepted in place of formal coursework listed above that has been officially transcripted onto the record of an academic institution.
To apply, students must:
The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before classes start. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.
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If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page.
Graduate tuition waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs. OU Online programs qualify for the OU Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver & Fee Exemption, and we encourage you to check your eligibility.
If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please get in touch with the Online Aid office by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 405-325-2929.
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Every OU Online program is built on the foundation of world-class faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.
When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.