The next application deadline is April 11, 2023.

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Program Benefits

The Online M.S. in Computer Science (MSCS) is a part-time program offered in a 100% online format with both live classes and self-paced sessions. Students have the benefit of accessing learning materials, lecture notes and assignments at any time through our online course platform.

Excellence in Online Education

StevensOnline is a seven-time winner of the 21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning by the United States Distance Learning Association.

Innovation in Industry

The MSCS program pairs theory and practice so that you are prepared to adapt to industry disruptors and work as an agile computer science professional.

Renowned Program Faculty

The computer science faculty includes active researchers who are renowned experts in cybersecurity, software engineering and algorithms.

Quick Facts

Next Start Date:
May 22, 2023


  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Courses: 10
  • Years to Complete: Less than 2 years

Career Outlook

Job Title
Average Income
Job Title: Computer and Information Systems Manager
Employed: 467,000
Average Income: $151,000
Job Title: Computer and Information Research Scientist
Employed: 33,000
Average Income: $127,000
Job Title: Computer Network Architect
Employed: 161,000
Average Income: $117,000
Job Title: Software Developer and Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester
Employed: 1,548,000
Average Income: $110,000
Job Title: Information Security Analyst
Employed: 145,000
Average Income: $104,000
Job Title: Computer Systems Analyst
Employed: 583,000
Average Income: $94,000
Job Title: Web Developer or Digital Interface Designer
Employed: 158,000
Average Income: $77,000
Source: Lightcast Labor Market Data, 2021. Numbers rounded to the nearest thousand.

for Employment

97% of MSCS graduates in the Class of 2021 accepted job offers within three months of graduating.*


Winner of the U.S. Distance Learning Association’s 21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning.

No. 13
in the U.S.

Stevens was named one of the Top 20 U.S. Private Schools for Best Career Placement by The Princeton Review (2022).

No. 14
Best Value

Stevens was ranked the No. 14 school among “Best Value Colleges” by Payscale (2021).**

*Based on data from 63% of the spring 2021 full-time program graduates.
**Based on the cost of a four-year bachelor’s degree program.

Career Aligned Curriculum

Why Choose Stevens

Stevens designed the Online M.S. in Computer Science curriculum to align with in-demand industry skills and emerging technologies while equipping students with a strong foundation in theory and academic areas of inquiry. You will engage in courses that both challenge and expand your understanding of:

  • Java, Python and C++
  • Enterprise design and engineering
  • Mobile application development and cloud computing
  • Agile development methods
  • Algorithm design and testing
  • Machine learning and deep learning
Three peers analyzing data on a computer screen.

The next deadline is April 11, 2023

The Stevens Advantage

At Stevens, we cultivate the next generation of innovators through our 100% online, leading-edge curriculum. From Java, Python and C++ to machine learning and cloud computing, our graduates are empowered to engineer solutions and build the future in a dynamic and rapidly growing field.

In an increasingly connected world, you'll learn in-demand computer science skills with the support of experienced faculty who consult for industry giants like Google, IBM, Bell Labs and Microsoft, and graduate with a competitive edge to meet the critical needs of an expanding job sector across various industries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Students in the Online Master of Science in Computer Science program are required to take 10 classes (30 credit hours). On average, students can earn their degree in less than two years. This timeline may vary depending on how many credits are taken each semester.

The M.S. in Computer Science is an online program. This format is centered around students engaging in distance learning coursework to develop skills as software development leaders and high-quality coders.

You will receive a Master of Science.

No. GMAT and GRE scores are not required.

Yes. Students have a variety of options to fund their education. We encourage you to consult with the Office of Financial Aid or a financial advisor when determining the best way to fund your education.

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