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MS and MCS Graduate Information

The Department of Computer Science offers Master of Science in Computer Science and Master of Computer Science degrees. For more information contact the Department of Computer Science at 435-797-2451.

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

MS and MCS Graduate Application Deadlines
Fall 2015 admissions only, We no longer offer Spring or Summer admissions.
In order to be considered, you must have a completed application including all supporting materials:
All students who want to be considered for Financial aid: March 1 2015
International students without being considered for financial aid: May 1 2015
Domestic students without being considered for financial aid: June 15 2015

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

Degrees Offered
Master of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Computer Science degree.

Contact us

Dr. Dan Watson, Graduate Advisor
Department of Computer Science
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-4205
Tel: 435-797-2440
Email: dan.watson@usu.edu

Genie Hanson, Graduate Secretary
Department of Computer Science
Utah State University
Logan, Utah 84322-4205
Tel: 435-797-2451
Email: genie.hanson@usu.edu

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