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Master of Science in Computer Science-Admission Requirements

A. A satisfactory score on the General Test (verbal and quantitative) of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
B. A satisfactory grade point average on all prior advanced-level (junior, senior, and graduate) work taken
C. A demonstrated proficiency in the use of the English language. If a student’s verbal score on the General Test of the GRE is below an acceptable minimum, the student must pass an English proficiency test.
D. An undergraduate major in computer science or course work in computer science including the content of COSC 1437, COSC 2315 and COSC 2336 or equivalent
E. A student may enroll in a maximum of nine graduate credit hours without a satisfactory score on the General Test of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
F. No more than nine semester credit hours of graduate credit earned prior to acceptance into the program, including transfer credit, may be applied to the MS degree. Students seeking admission to the MS program who have not yet satisfied admission criteria will be considered conditional. Conditional students must earn a grade of “B” or better in all work attempted. A provisional student who earns a grade of “C” or lower will be denied admission to the program.
G. Approval by the departmental chair

Consideration is also given to one or more of the following: the applicant's demonstrated commitment to his or her chosen field of study, socioeconomic background, first generation college graduate, multilingual proficiency, geographic region of residence, and level of responsibility in other matters including extracurricular activities, employment, community service, and family responsibilities.

 

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