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Computer and Information Sciences

Master of Science

(33 Credit Hours)

Computer and Information Sciences

The Graduate School of the College of Charleston and The Citadel Graduate College offer a unique approach to an ever-changing profession with the master of science degree in computer and information sciences. This program explores the theory and application of computer science, cybersecurity, the analysis and management of information systems and all aspects of the software development lifecycle.

Students in this program are often working professionals, which contributes to a rich academic environment. Classroom discussions touch on trends, theories and the future of computer and information sciences.

Admissions Criteria

  • A minimum GRE composite score of 300
  • Résumé
  • Official transcripts
  • Coursework or acceptable work experience in:
    • basic computing architecture
    • object-oriented programming
    • discrete mathematics
    • data structures


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Application Deadlines

Fall priority deadline for completed applications: March 1 (This deadline is for those students seeking scholarships and assistantships.)
Fall deadline for all other completed applications: July 1.
There is no spring or summer admission.

Contact Information

Aspen Olmsted
program director

Additional Information