Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Format
Application Deadlines
Spring 2022:
Final international application deadline: October 26, 2021
Final domestic application deadline: December 15, 2021

Fall 2022:
Final international application deadline: April 15, 2022
Final domestic application deadline: August 15, 2022
Credits Required for Graduation
32 Semester Hours


Advance your career in one of the nation’s most influential tech cities and get experience with global industry titans. Gain the advantage of Northeastern University’s highly ranked computer science programs to obtain a degree respected in your industry.

Northeastern’s Master of Science in Computer Science is designed for experienced professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and expand their technology leadership responsibilities in organizations that design, develop, market, or utilize computing systems.

The program combines both computing and important application domains—enabling you to increase your broad-based knowledge in the field while focusing on one curricular concentration selected from a range of options including artificial intelligence, programming languages, software engineering, database management, networks, and security.

Program Objectives

  • Exhibit proficiency in the design and maintenance of large application software
  • Develop the ability to maintain network infrastructure
  • Build familiarity with basic algorithms and theoretical computer science principles
  • Demonstrate ability in advanced programming and software design materials

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