The 36-semester hour Master of Science degree in Computer Information Sciences provides the students with solid foundations of scientific and practical tools and methodologies to computation, its applications and emerging trends, in a variety of subdomains, to probe the frontiers of scientific and engineering knowledge in the industry. By completing the core, students will acquire mastery of approaches including computing systems architecture, mathematical and data structures techniques for modeling simulation of complex systems; cluster computing and collaborative software development, and efficient methods for organizing, exploring, visualizing, processing and analyzing very large data sets.
A successful student of the program gains the following skills (vary according to the degree/concentration taken):
International Graduate Student Admissions Requirements and Curricular Practical Training
To receive information on the requirements for graduate admissions for international students, please email your request to CPT@HarrisburgU.edu. Click here for requirements for admissions and Curricular Practical Training! All of the University’s graduate programs are STEM approved and Curricular Practical Training is offered for this program. The Computer Information Sciences program follows two specific concentrations with pre-selected CISC courses required to meet degree requirements. If you did not select a concentration when completing your application, we will place you in Computer Science. You are welcome to review the two concentrations listed in the Graduate Catalog