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The College of Computing Sciences (CCS) offers several Masters degrees in different areas of computing. These degrees challenge, stimulate, and prepare students for career growth in the high technology world of the 21st century.
MS in Computer Science is for students who want to study advanced topics in computer science. Students can specialize in areas such as
- Computer Networking & Security
- Image Processing & Pattern Recognition
- Computer Algorithms
- Database & Data Mining
MS in Information Systems provides solid grounding in three principal areas:
- Systems analysis and software engineering
- Information and communication technologies
- Management of information systems
The program emphasizes the planning, investigation, design, development, application, management and evaluation of Information Systems. The program trains students to be integral members of application design and development teams.
The MS in Bioinformatics addresses the growing need for graduates trained in biology together with computer science and mathematics. Depending on the background of the student, bridge programs are offered for those with prior training in either biological sciences or physical/computational sciences.
The MS in Computing & Business is for those individuals who want to learn advanced topics in computer science that are critical in business, as well as the management fundamentals needed to advance up the corporate ladder.
MS in Business & Information Systems emphasizes design and evaluation of software applications and systems in a business environment, along with key topics in business.
MS in Software Engineering teaches students concepts, techniques and skills that are required to develop and build large modern software systems.
MS in IT Administration and Security teaches students concepts, principles, techniques, and practices needed to administer a modern IT environment and its security. Students will gain extensive practical experience in IT administration and security.
MS in Emergency Management and Business Continuity prepares students for jobs in industry and government to deal with emergency situations to ensure continuity of operations.
MS in Cyber Security and Privacy creates a strong foundation and detailed technical knowledge in security, privacy, and cryptography applied to computer systems, networks, and web applications.