The Computer Science Graduate Program at Norfolk State University provides a quality computer science graduate education to students, especially those from the underrepresented sector of the population, by strengthening analytic skills, offering valuable research experiences, and promoting professional development in computer science.
The Masters of Science (M.S) degree requires 30 graduate credit hours of course work including a thesis (6 credits), or 33 graduate credit hours of course work including a project (3 credits). The program has four areas of study:
Graduate Program Objective
A graduate of the Computer Science graduate program will be employed in a computer science or related position and / or enrolled in a doctoral program in a computing-related field.
Graduate Program Outcomes
Students graduating from the Master of Science in Computer Science program will be able to demonstrate:
- Proficiency in applying computing fundamentals in several application areas.
- Mastery of a significant body of advanced topics in computing, computational science, communication networks, or information assurance.
- The ability to conduct independent research and understand the body of literature in one or more advanced topics.