Computer Science

Program Information
Degree Plan Options

Degree Plan - Computer Science

Credit Hours

36 Credit Hours

Delivery Methods

Victoria (traditional semesters)

Online traditional

Katy (mostly evenings, traditional semesters)

Tuition & Fees

Rates per semester

Course Rotation Plan

This graduate program in Computer Science will focus on the theoretical and engineering aspects of computer science. If you have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, or a related degree program and would like to pursue a graduate degree with a focus on theoretical or engineering aspects of computing technology the Master's degree in Computer Science may be a good fit for you.

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Students pursuing this degree program are required to complete 36 credit hours; 12 hours of core, 18-24 hours of prescribed electives and an optional 6 hour thesis. The four core courses are:

  • COSC 6340 – Computer Architecture 
  • COSC 6339 – Network Design and Management
  • COSC 6345 – Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • COSC 6346 – Automata and Formal Languages

Students have the flexibility of choosing a wide range of graduate level electives to craft their degree and studies to focus on a variety of areas including:

  • digital gaming and simulation
  • artificial intelligence
  • robotics
  • systems engineering
  • information sciences
  • networking and distributed computing
  • other computer science areas

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For more information about the M.S. Computer Science program please contact the program director Dr. Qi Zhu.

GRE Waiver Information

To apply for a GRE Waiver, you must have the following: 

  1. Waivers granted for candidates with previous graduate or professional degree or undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher for the last 60 semester hours OR undergradaute GPA of 2.50-2.99 or higher in the last 60 semester hours AND earns a grade of B or better in the first 9 hours of graduate coursework.

  2. A detailed resume identifying experience in computer science and/or information systems.
  3. A personal statement outlining career goal and objective Each waiver request will be reviewed by program director on a case by case basis.


Graduate Admissions

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Graduate Recruiter
Angela Simmons
(281) 396-3704

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