Computer Science MS

Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department

Prior to FA’11, 33 credits (11 courses) required for graduation.
FA’12 and beyond, 30 credits (10 courses) required for graduation

The graduate program in computer science prepares students for the direct pursuit of productive careers in industry and for continued graduate study. The program's orientation is toward educating professionals to become leaders in various areas of computer science ranging from software engineering to computer design, and from systems analysis to the management of information systems.

 

All students have the opportunity to participate in projects and competitions relevant to their major. For more information, please visit GHSCSE Student Projects and Competitions website.

 

Admission Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a satisfactory academic record.

  • Submission of an official score report for the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test taken within the last five years. The GRE may be waived if the applicant enrolls initially as a non-matriculating student and completes 9 graduate credits in computer science with a minimum Grade Point Ratio (GPR) of 3.00 and no grade below C, or is a Fairleigh Dickinson University computer science graduate and has an undergraduate GPR of 3.00 or is a non-Fairleigh Dickinson University computer science graduate and has an undergraduate GPR of 3.50. This GRE waiver policy is only applicable to applicants who graduated from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

  • The GRE requirement is waived for applicants who have completed a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in the United States.

  • Three letters of recommendation.

Applicants who have not completed all requirements for admission to the degree program may be permitted to enroll in classes for credit on a non-matriculated or non-degree basis.

 

Contact:

Laila Khreisat, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Tel: 973-443-8680
Fax: 973-443-8683
khreisat@fdu.edu

Department of Mathematics Computer Science and Physics
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave - M-ZN2-02
Madison, NJ 07940

Office Location
ZEN 250, Room 257

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