Master of Science in Computer Science

California State University San Marcos

San Marcos, California, USA
Master of Science in Computer Science
Duration2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • Program prepares students for a variety of positions in industry, business, and the public sector
  • Applicants are able to design, implement and test software based on the object-oriented paradigm
  • Applicants are able to analyze the architectures of various communication protocols and emerging technologies in local and wide area network
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1260900 INR
Hostel & Meals1009247 INR
Transportation109933 INR
Living Expenses418054 INR
Application Fees4028 INR
Health fee17797 INR
Housing Administeration Fee21972 INR
Total1581031 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors2.5 GPA
  • Applicants must hold a bachelor degree with a 3.0 GPA in the upper-division Computer Science courses and at least a 2.5 GPA in the last 60 semester units (or last 90 quarter units) attempted
  • Applicants without a degree in computer science are required to complete the following courses:
    • Data Structures
    • Computer Architecture
    • Programming Languages
    • Theory of Computing
    • Operating Systems
    • Software Engineering
    • Discrete Mathematics
ExamsTOEFL: 80

With a writing score no lower than 6.0 and no section score below 5.5
GRE: Accepted
Verbal-143, Quantitative-155, Analytical Writing-3.5 or 3 with TOEFL Writing 20/ IELTS Writing 6
Additional info
  • Official English translations of all academic records including certificates, degrees, or diplomas 
  • All official post-secondary records including certificates, examination grades, degrees or diplomas in the original language of issue 
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Affidavit of Financial Support or scholarship letter
  • Proof of ELP score 
  • ELP requirement may be waived if applicants have completed their bachelor degree from a post-secondary institution where English is the principal language of instruction
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