Master of Science in Computer Science
2 YEARS | 36 CREDITS[UNITS]
ACADEMIC PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES
The Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) program is designed for students with some experience in computer technology and programming who desire to advance their knowledge and skills in the area of the design, programming, and application of computing systems. The emphasis is on providing students with the basic analytic skills and strong aptitude for mathematics, programming and logical reasoning. The program is also designed to help students to understand fundamental and important current issues in computer science and computer engineering. As such, the program is meant to provide students with opportunity to be prepared for employment or to pursue advanced degrees.
MSCS Program - 36 Credits[Units] Total
Courses Required for all MSCS Students:
Core Courses in Computer Science
Elective Courses in Computer Information Systems
Total Computer Information Systems Credit Requirements
Bible and Theology Requirements
SCHOOL OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES
FULL MSCS CURRICULUM
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM
The course descriptions for the courses listed below may be found in the Academic Catalog.
The course curriculum develops students' core competencies for success in ministry and leadership. Possible careers include:
Computer Systems & Network
Computer Systems Analysts
Computer Network Architects
Computer & Information Research
Senior Database Administrators
Program Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the proficient knowledge on the theory of computation and advanced level concepts of programming languages and apply such knowledge and techniques to industrial projects.
Apply mathematical methodologies or scientific solutions in the literature, e.g., heuristic solutions, to solve computational tasks with respect to create and evaluate project
Manage software project with advanced knowledge regarding system analysis, documentation, and develop requirements, in order to design and implement computer applications system.
Perform the software engineering process to develop software that matches the large-scale service platform or system according to customer requirements.
Apply network techniques based on the knowledge of communication protocols including the latest mobile trends to solve the practical networking issues such as trouble-shooting, efficient server management, and security handling.
Integrate biblical and theological perspectives in the field where computer science plays a vital role.