California State University Channel Islands Master of Science in Computer Science provides students education in technology theory and practical application. The program prepares students for careers in high-tech, computer and internet-driven industries and businesses. The faculty are interdisciplinary, dynamic and innovative professionals trained in latest technologies cloud computing, algorithms, robotics, data analysis, cyber security, and artificial intelligence. Students are given a strong background in Computer Science and Mathematics, as well as practical skills necessary to develop industrial-grade systems as well as to conduct independent applied and theoretical research.

Designed for working professionals, classes are offered during evenings based on schedule availability.


At a Glance

  • Area of study: MS Computer Science
  • Ideal for: Working adults who want to advance their careers and need flexibility and convenience
  • Location: Camarillo Campus
  • Program format: In-person, weekday evenings
  • Number of courses: 11 plus thesis
  • Program length: 2.5 years approximately
  • Fees: $525 (Subject to change at any time. Textbooks not included.)
  • Financial Assistance: Federal Loans and other options

After graduation, I accepted a position as application architect at County of Ventura and currently transitioned to work for a Fortune 500 company. I believe the MS Computer Science program played a critical role in my career and I was able to contribute to government and now private sector.

Subha Krishnan, Alumna
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