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MS and MCS Graduate Information

Degrees Offered

Master of Science degree in Computer Science (MS)
Master of Computer Science degree (MCS) 

MS and MCS Graduate Application Deadlines

In order to be considered, you must have a completed application including all supporting materials. 
Fall admissions deadlines:
All students who want to be considered for financial aid: Feb 1 
International students without being considered for financial aid: May 1 
Domestic students without being considered for financial aid: June 15
Spring admissions deadline:
All students: October 15

Areas of Emphasis

The Department of Computer Science provides strong learning and research capabilities in Artificial Intelligence, Information Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems, and Software Engineering. Research opportunities also exist in Compiler Design, Biomedical Systems, and Computer Security.

Contact us

For specific information about the Computer Science Department's Graduate Program, please check the USU general catalog.

Dr. Curtis Dyreson
Graduate Advisor
Old Main 402A
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-4205
Tel: 435-797-8155

Genie Hanson
Graduate Program Coordinator
Old Main 424
Utah State University 
Logan, Utah 84322-4205 
Tel: 435-797-0259

Interested in Becoming a Graduate Student?
Apply through our graduate school by completing these forms  

MS and MCS Admissions Requirements
Admissions information for the Masters of Science in Computer Science and Master of Computer Science degrees.

MS and MCS Course Requirements & Program of Study Requirements
Information about course requirements for the Masters degrees offered in Computer Science.

MS Timeline
Information about what you need to do to earn your degree and when you need to do it.

Graduate Program of Study and Placement Policy
Information about placement for students entering the graduate programs.

Maintaining Good Standing
There are several factors used in determining a student's standing.

Financial Assistance / Tuition Waivers
Information about financial assistance offered to graduate students.

Graduate Committee
Information about Graduate Supervisory Committees.

Graduate Student Forms
Most Common used forms by graduate students

Graduate Student Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to the most common Questions asked by graduate students

Thesis Style Guides for Computer Science

Distance-based Degree Opportunities
USU participates with the Utah Education Network (UEN) in an effort to deliver courses and programs to nontraditional students

School of Graduate Studies at Utah State University