Why choose our Master's in Computer Science?
Saint Leo University’s Master of Science in Computer Science provides a quality computer science graduate education to students by strengthening analytic skills, offering valuable research experiences, and promoting professional development in computer science.
Our MS in Computer Science emphasizes experiential learning with courses in software design, computer architecture, artificial intelligence, machine learning and more to best prepare graduates with the knowledge and skills to succeed in this dynamic, growing field.
Saint Leo University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). The Business curriculum is also accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Students admitted to the degree program must have earned an undergraduate degree in Computer Science or a related field from an accredited university. Students with a non-Computer Science degree will be required to complete the following prerequisites or its equivalent: Computer Systems (COM203); Programming in C++ (COM207); and Principles of Networking (COM215).
The Master's in Computer Science is a 30-credit program.
Below is a list of the program's course requirements.
||Secure Software Design
||Principles of Cybersecurity Management
||Advanced Computer Architecture
||Web Security Management
||Fundamentals of Software Engineering
||Advanced Operating Systems
||Analysis of Algorithms
||Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
||Machine Learning and Intelligent Systems
As the complexity of enterprise systems and critical IT infrastructure continues to grow, there is a strong demand for highly skilled computer science and information technology specialists well versed in the science of developing advanced computer-based solutions to real-world problems.
Typical career paths for graduates include: Automation Engineer, Software Development Engineer, Web Developer, Software Architect, Computer Network Architect, Programmer, Database Administrator, Software Assurance Analyst, Computer Scientist.