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Earn Your MS in Computer Science 100% Online

Elevate your skills and technical knowledge in as few as 24 months.1

Earn Your MS in Computer Science 100% Online

Elevate your skills and technical knowledge in as few as 24 months.1

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24 Months to Complete

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Master Cutting-Edge Skills Alongside Technology Leaders

When technology changes outpace textbooks, you need to learn computer science skills from professionals shaping and inventing the technology of tomorrow. At UT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), our online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) offers you the opportunity to hone cutting-edge technical skills under the guidance of our expert roster of researchers, advisors, and industry leaders.

The best part? You can earn your computer science degree online from a top-ranked public engineering school in as few as 24 months while working full time.

Key Dates & Upcoming Events

Fall 2024
Priority Deadline
May 31, 2024
Final Submit Deadline
July 12, 2024
Classes Start
August 19, 2024
Spring 2025
Priority Deadline
September 12, 2024
Final Submit Deadline
November 28, 2024
Classes Start
January 21, 2025

Choose Your Next Area of Expertise With an MSCS Concentration


Expand your network protection skills and ability to prevent, detect, and respond to cyber threats through the Cybersecurity concentration.

Data Mining and Intelligent Systems

Develop creative applications for automation and big data using high-performance computing and artificial intelligence through our Data Mining and Intelligent Systems concentration.

Software Engineering

Our Software Engineering concentration offers students extensive coursework covering the technical and problem-solving skills necessary to work in front-end, back-end, and even full-stack leadership roles.

Frequently Asked Questions

With computer and information research scientist employment projected to grow 22% by 2030,* earning your MS in Computer Science from UT is one way to prepare for a field experiencing dynamic growth. With an average tuition cost under $25,000, our online MSCS offers considerable value and significant ROI in a career sector with a median annual wage of $126,830.*

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020.

At UT, you don’t have to choose between the two paths. With data-centric coursework and a concentration in Data Mining and Intelligent Systems, the online MS in Computer Science curriculum positions students to work at the intersection of computer and data science.

The flexible nature of our online MSCS curriculum allows you to enroll in classes outside of your concentration. While you will need to select a specified program path (and choose between concentrations in Software Engineering, Applied Cybersecurity, and Data Mining and Intelligent Systems), you can tailor your course of study to meet your goals.

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1Varies based on number of credits taken per term.