M.S. DEGREE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Build Software Development and Research Skills in a Program with Outstanding Job Placement
The M.S. in Computer Science will give you confidence to join an ever-changing field. By building technical competency as well as critical thinking skills, our award-winning faculty are ready to support our students as they prepare for a career in industry or academia. Students will be ready to join the workforce in a variety of disciplines related to computer science and engineering.
Key Program Highlights:
- Facilities including The UNH InterOperability Laboratory (IOL) provide an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience and get feedback on their work from professionals working in the field.
- Pacing: Students can complete the program in as little as 10 months as a full-time student or 42 months as a part-time student.
- Flexibility: Customize your degree in computer science by choosing between industry or research focus and take courses in artificial intelligence, systems and software.
- Faculty are internationally recognized for their contributions to artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, information retrieval, cybersecurity and computer networking.
- Collaboration and exploration are encouraged and students often work with faculty in various departments across the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.
- Career Opportunities are abundant with 91% of students employed in the first year and students are supported through industry internships and the support of Career and Professional Success.
Program consists of 8-10 courses
Employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow from 2019 to 2029
Top-Tier Research University
Graduate, certificate and doctoral
programs on campus and online
Did you know?
Those with an advanced degree in computer science earn $26,028 more on average than those with an undergraduate degree only.
* National Association of Colleges and Employers Summer 2018 Salary Survey
When the top organizations in the world are looking for research expertise or to test their products, they turn to the University of New Hampshire. Apple, Dell and other top technology companies test their data and network products at the UNH InterOperability Laboratory. Nike utilized our wind tunnel – the longest of its type in the world – in its effort to help marathon runners break the two-hour mark. And NASA has partnered with UNH to support an array of space missions and research. Here are just a few highlights of the world-class facilities in our College of Engineering and Physical Sciences:
The John Olson Advanced Manufacturing Center provides students with the hands-on experience, skills and knowledge to succeed in the manufacturing sector.
The Physics Flow Facility is the largest wind tunnel of its type in the world, allowing students to study aerodynamics in areas including wind turbine design and air flow around an airplane.
The UNH InterOperability Laboratory (IOL) gives students the opportunity to test networking and data communication products while working with some of the world’s top tech companies.
The Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Laboratory is where students conduct research in ocean engineering, ocean mapping, ocean acoustics, marine robotics and hydrographic surveying.
Our faculty and researchers have achieved an array of awards, fellowships and recognitions — from winning a Grammy to being elected into the National Academy of Engineering. In fact, eight of our newest faculty have won the prestigious National Science Foundation’s CAREER Award. Our researchers are also at the forefront of the university’s $107 million in annual competitive research expenditures. As one of only a handful of land, sea and space grant universities, UNH is a hotbed for research on the world’s most pressing matters.
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