Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Information

Become a leader in IT and computer programming with the online Master of Science in Computer Science from Campbellsville University. This degree provides you with a thorough knowledge of programming languages, software engineering, computer networking, cyberlaw and more, helping you develop a deep knowledge of computer systems and information technology. Combine theory with practice and a foundation in Campbellsville University’s Christian values and ethics to understand the broader implications of computer systems on business and law as well as how to manage and troubleshoot computer systems. Upon graduation, you’ll be ready for a career in programming, systems analysis and more.

Course Offerings

This program includes 30 credit hours of study. Although the completion time will vary, the program can be completed in as little as two years.

Master of Science in Computer Science Core Requirements (30 credit hours)
CS 630 – Software Engineering (3)
CS 631 – Advanced Database (3)
BA 632 – Cyber Security (3)
CS 633 – Advanced Programming Languages (3)
BA 634 – Current and Emerging Technology (3)
BA 635 – Disaster Recovery Planning (3)
BA 636 – Cyber Law, Regulations and Compliance (3)
CS 637 – Advanced Operating Systems (3)
CS 638 – Artificial Intelligence (3)
CS 639 – Advanced Topics in Computer Networking (3)

Course details are based on information available at the time of publication. Specific program requirements are subject to change.

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Real-World Preparation

Through our online Master of Computer Science program, you will develop the skills and tools employers are looking for in IT professionals. While there are a variety of benefits students receive from the quality instruction Campbellsville University offers, students will gain:

  • Skills needed to move into advanced roles
  • Grasp of computer science concepts used daily in the workplace
  • A knowledge base of trends that are changing technology
  • A focus on relevant information that can be immediately applied

How to Apply

The Campbellsville University admissions program is simple and straightforward. Follow these steps to begin your journey:

  1. An online application for admission.
  2. Three reference letters.
  3. Official college transcript from a regionally accredited college or university with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5. Students with a minimum cumulative GPA lower than 3.0 who do not have a master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university must take the GRE or GMAT.
  4. An undergraduate CS/CIS major or selected courses such as:
    – CS 450 Software Engineering or equivalent or consent of professor
    – CS 420 Database Program Development or equivalent or consent of professor
    – CS 161 CIS II or equivalent or consent of professor
    – CS 374 Computer Operating Systems or equivalent or consent of professor
    – 1 semester of Calculus
    – 1 semester of Discrete Math
  5. Score of 79-80 on the TOEFL exam, IELTS of 6.0 and Pearson score of at least 53 for international applicants whose primary language is not English and who are not a graduate of a college or university in the U.S.

Advance your career in computer science with the skills and tools employers are looking for.

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