The next application deadline is November 21, 2023.

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Online Master of Science in Computer Science


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30 Credits

10 Courses

100% Online

Program Benefits

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. 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.

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.

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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 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.

for Employment

97% of MSCS graduates in the Class of 2021 accepted job offers within three months of graduating.1


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).2

Key Dates & Deadlines

Early Submit Deadline

Deposit Waiver3 and Application Fee Waiver Available.

Priority Submit Deadline

Application Fee Waiver Available and Early Application Review.

Final Submit Deadline
Start of Classes
Career-Aligned Curriculum

Why Choose Stevens

Investing in your future with a graduate degree from Stevens is a smart choice. You will gain access to the same quality programs and distinguished faculty as on-campus graduate students while having the flexibility to study from anywhere in the world. From our nationally recognized stature to studying with experienced faculty to connecting with over 50,000 global alumni, we offer unique advantages to support your graduate study.

Our faculty produce groundbreaking research that enables better planning and policy; improves healthcare and treatment; builds our understanding of critical questions; shares useful insight; and makes life safer, more secure and more comfortable. The researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs that comprise the Stevens Institute of Technology faculty bring innovation and insight to students across disciplines and around the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Students in the Online Master of Science in Computer Science program are required to take ten 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.

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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1Based on data from 63% of the spring 2021 full-time program graduates.
2Based on the cost of a four-year bachelor’s degree program.
3Applicants who apply by the early submit deadline and are admitted may be eligible for a $250 deposit waiver. Applicants who receive education assistance from employers or other tuition discounts are not eligible. Other eligibility conditions may apply.