Curriculum: The Master of Computer Science (MCS) is a non-thesis degree that requires 32 credit hours of graduate coursework.
Students must complete four different courses, from each area, with a grade of B - or higher.
Advanced Coursework: 12 credit hours with a grade of C or higher must be computer science courses numbered CS 500 through CS 590 or CD 598.
At least 24 credit hours must be taken in computer science courses offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
At most 12 semester credit hours of previous graduate course work may be transferred and apply to the MCS degree requirements
Online MCS students have up to 5 years in which to complete the degree.
- Architecture, Compilers, Parallel Computing
- Artificial Intelligence
- Database, Information Systems
- Formal Methods, Programming Languages, Software Engineering
- Scientific Computing
- Systems and Networking