Computer Science, M.S.

The Computer Science specialization provides instruction in applied and theoretical computer science topics such as networks and communication devices, theory of computation, analysis of algorithms, programming languages, and operating systems.

Specializations

Computer Science
The Computer Science specialization provides instruction in applied and theoretical computer science topics such as networks and communication devices, theory of computation, analysis of algorithms, programming languages, and operating systems. Learn more >


Database Systems (Online) 
The Database Systems specialization is available fully online and emphasizes designing, implementing, maintaining, and administering large database systems. Students will become proficient in database programming and SQL (in Oracle and SQL Server). Students of this specialization will also be able to identify and utilize tools to be able to work with the vast amounts of data. Learn more >


Software Engineering (Online) 
The Software Engineering (SE) specialization is available fully online and concentrates on software engineering concepts such as process, specification, analysis, design, implementation, verification, validation, software project management for the development of high-quality software systems that meet client needs. Learn more >


Cybersecurity (Face-to-Face or Online)
Program pending approval. Set to begin Fall 2015.
The Cybersecurity specialization is available face-to-face or fully online and offers advanced studies in computer science that emphasize recent advances in computing technologies and computational methods to solve complex, real-world problems, with a special emphasis in cybersecurity or data analytics. 


Admission Requirements

In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Graduate Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the criteria listed below are used to assess the potential success of each applicant.

University Requirements*
• Submission of Graduate Application and Processing Fee 
• Submission of official transcripts 
*International students may have additional requirements.

Departmental Requirements
• Submission of one of the following graduate admission test scores: GRE or MAT - Computer Science Specialization 
• Submission of one of the following graduate admission test scores: GRE, MAT or GMAT - Database Systems and Software Engineering Specializations 
• Undergraduate cumulative GPA 
• Undergraduate degree major 
• Submission of letter of intent 
• Indication of applicant's ability to succeed in a graduate program as reflected in three letters of recommendation

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Department Contact

Sarah Kuhl
Computer Science Advisor

Phone: (850) 857-6359
E-mail: skuhl@uwf.edu

Catalog Description
Department's Website

Application Deadlines

Certain graduate programs have earlier application deadlines. Check with the graduate department for departmental specific deadlines.

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