MSc in Computer Science

University of Chicago

The Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) offers a comprehensive and professionally-oriented computer science education that combines the foundations of computer science with the applied skills necessary for today's careers in technology. The MPCS is specially well suited for students interested in careers in software engineering, mobile computing, data analytics, and high-performance computing.

The coursework in the MPCS represents a realistic balance between CS foundational theory and applied technical courses. Core classes include Programming, Algorithms and Systems coursework. Electives include new and innovative courses to keep up with the fast-paced world of technology including courses in Software Engineering, Big Data, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, High Performance Computing, Mobile Application Development, Web Development and Cloud Computing.

What sets our program apart is our ability to tailor coursework to the career goals and backgrounds of our students. For students that do not have a background in math or programming, we offer math and programming prerequisite courses to introduce students to computing and to the fundamental and introductory skills that are needed to successfully begin masters-level coursework. Students with more advanced backgrounds can begin in higher-level classes.

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