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Program URL: https://cs.illinois.edu/academics/graduate/professional-mcs-program/online-mcs

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Program Type: Master's Degree

Award Conferred: Master of Computer Science

Total Number of Credit Hours: 32 Sem. Hr(s).

The online Master of Computer Science (MCS), a graduate degree designed for professionals, consists of eight advanced courses in computing. Choose four core areas from which you'll build expertise such as artificial intelligence, databases, human-computer interaction, software engineering, scientific computing and high-performance computing.

Students receive lectures through Coursera's massive open online course (MOOC) platform, but are advised and assessed by Illinois faculty and teaching assistants on the more rigorous set of assignments, projects, and exams required for university degree credit.
Join the ranks of leaders in computer science who have degrees from Illinois Computer Science, including founders and leaders of Malwarebytes, Match.com, Microsoft, Netscape, Optimizely, PayPal, Siebel Systems, YouTube and Yelp.


Christine Martinez 
Coordinator of Online Programs
Computer Science
1222 Siebel Center, MC 258
201 N. Goodwin Ave
Urbana, IL 61801-
Phone: (217) 265-7595
E-mail: online-mcs@cs.illinois.edu


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