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Master’s Program • MPCS

Master of Science in Computer Science

Program Highlights

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Get a deep foundation in computer science and the essential skills required for a successful career in technology.

The Masters Program in Computer Science (MPCS) offers a comprehensive and professionally-oriented computer science education that combines the foundations of computer science with the applied and in-demand skills necessary for careers in technology. Our rigorous curriculum covers theory, programming, and applications. Graduates thrive in highly competitive roles with today’s lead tech employers such as Google, Microsoft and Amazon, where they push boundaries and innovate across many facets of industry.

Designed For

Designed for students interested in Data Analytics, High Performance Computing, Information Security, Mobile Computing and Software Engineering.

Focus Areas

Offered by the University of Chicago’s (opens in new tab) Department of Computer Science and (opens in new tab) Physical Sciences Division.

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At a Glance

Mixed (Full-time and Part-time)
9–12 months Full-time
15–18 months Part-time
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