Computer Science

Are you looking to engage in the rapid rise of computer science professionals?

The Computer Science specialization in the accredited Master of Science in Computer and Information Sciences is designed to address the increasing demand for computer science researchers. The expertise and knowledge developed in this program will prepare the graduate to enroll in a Ph.D. program or work in a research and development labs in industry.

Why our graduate program?

  • Synchronous courses at various locations: Harbor Walk East, College of Charleston North Campus, and participanting local tech companies.
  • Our partnership with industry leaders in the region result in career opportunities for our graduates.
  • Graduates earn on average salary of $60,000 to $70,000.
  • We offer PAID assistantships.
  • Complete program in 18 months (full-time).

The curriculum provides an understanding of the latest technologies, tools, and theory of computer science.  It is designed specifically for the next generation of scholars capable of conducting basic research and extending the current knowledge base in the computer science domain. Many former students have accepted positions in research labs or enrolled in Ph.D. programs.

Program Features:

  • Rigorous computer science courses designed for students interested in improving their careers in computer science research

  • An experienced faculty of accomplished computer science researchers

  • A synchronous classroom and lab environment to prepare innovators who can communicate their ideas and who understand their responsibilities as computer and information science professionals in a global society

For additional information: refer to the Course Catalog or email

Admission Requirements