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Computer Science

Program Summary

The Master of Science in computer science is a comprehensive program designed for students who want to build upon their knowledge and understanding of the latest computer technology. By learning both theory and practice in software development, enterprise computing, security and bioinformatics, you will be armed with the latest technological information to succeed in your field.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-Specific Admission Information and Requirements

Degree(s) Offered: M.S. in Computer Science

Area(s) of Emphasis:

  • Database
  • Systems Design and Analysis
  • Computer Networks
  • Enterprise Computing
  • Contract Option
  • Thesis Option

Program Requires GRE: Yes

Letters of Recommendation: 2

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

All application materials must be received by the appropriate deadline below to ensure priority consideration.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Fall May 1 July 15
Spring October 1 December 10
Summer June 1

For More Information

Department of Computer Science
Psychology/Computer Science Building, Room 460
Program website
askCSCIgrad@niu.edu
815-753-0378

Director of Graduate Studies
Kirk Duffin, Ph.D.
duffin@cs.niu.edu

Application Contact
Ibrahim Onyuksel, Ph.D.
onyuksel@niu.edu 

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