With an M.S. in computer science from Towson University, you will meet the demands of the growing and changing field of information technology. The program's comprehensive curriculum will provide you with a solid scientific and technical foundation for pursuing either doctoral work or advanced positions in business, industry and government. Depending upon your personal interests and career goals, you can choose to concentrate your study in Software Engineering, Network Security or E-Commerce.
Graduates find high-profile jobs as software developers, web developers, computer security analysts and e-commerce analysts. If you don't have an academic background in computer science or a related field, you can complete prerequisite course work in computer science and mathematics.
With three concentrations to choose from and a a thesis option, the computer science program offers flexibility and variety. Whether you're a full-time student or a part-time working professional, you can complete course work through convenient late afternoon, evening and summer classes.
Beyond the Classroom
Computer science students put their knowledge and skills to work outside of the classroom in the wide variety of opportunities the program offers. Graduate assistantships are available in the department as well as internships with local employers and organizations. Throughout the academic year, the computer science department organizes numerous conferences and seminars, giving graduate students a chance to share their skills and make connections with local employers and industry leaders.