Master of Science in Computer Science

Theory and Practice-Launch Your Career to The Next Level

As an aspiring IT professional, you want to become an industry expert and gain in-depth knowledge of the field so you can apply your technology skills hands-on and further your professional growth.

Your Master of Computer Science combines theory of programming and analysis of algorithms with the practice of database management and software engineering that gives you a comprehensive learning experience.

With several concentrations to choose from, you decide the curriculum that's right for you. The security concentration is recognized by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).


  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Systems
  • Data Science
  • Information Assurance and Cybersecurity, and Real-World Computing

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSUs Master of Science in Computer Science.

Quick Facts

Tuition for the degree program is $775 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.
NSU’s M.S. in Computer Science is 36 total credits (12 courses) to complete.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs. Available start dates are in August, January, and May.
Delivery Options
Classes for the M.S. in Computer Science program are offered online or at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Each on-campus class meets once a week in the evening for 16 weeks in the fall and winter terms and for 14 weeks in the summer term.

Career Outcomes

Software Developer $102,280 Average Salary Per Year

17% Projected Employment Growth

Computer Network Architect $101,210 Average Salary Per Year

9% Projected Employment Growth

Computer Programmer $79,840 Average Salary Per Year

-8% Projected Employment Growth

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Program Overview

About the M.S. in Computer Science

The Computer Science program at Nova Southeastern University blends theory and practice into a learning experience that develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems.

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