Master of Science in Computer Science

The University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

Brownsville, Texas, USA
Master of Science in Computer Science
Duration1.5-2 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science provides students a strong foundation in the core computer science areas, together with advanced study of specialized topics in computing.
  • Students work closely with faculty members and may select to complete either a thesis or project.
  • The thesis option entails three semesters’ study under the direction of a faculty member in which the student gains an understanding of an area of current research and contributes to the state of the art in that area.
  • The thesis option is chosen by students seeking to be involved in the Department’s research efforts.
  • The project option provides an application-oriented experience completed in a single semester and is typically a software project supervised by the department’s faculty members.
  • Many successful students enter the program with Bachelor’s degrees in other disciplines.
  • The department offers a series of graduate courses designed to facilitate students’ transition to graduate study in computer science from undergraduate study in other disciplines.
  • The exact sequence of courses is determined individually by the department after a review of the student’s undergraduate transcript and relevant work experience.
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees1360213 INR
Hostel & Meals610968 INR
Insurance223602 INR
Transportation87156 INR
Books & Supplies90818 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses205804 INR
International Student Fee10986 INR
Orientation Fees5493 INR
Residence Application Fees3662 INR
Discipline Fee43944 INR
Total1282433 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
Bachelors3.0 GPA
  • Applicants should have:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a bachelor’s degree in another field and courses and/or experience that prepare the applicant for graduate work in Computer Science or Information Technology.
    • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Applicants with 4-year bachelor; 3-year bachelor + master or 3-year bachelor + post-grad diploma may also apply
ExamsTOEFL: 79

IELTS: 6.5

GRE: Accepted

Additional info
  •  A waiver of the GRE requirement will be granted to applicants who show proof of completing a graduate degree (master’s or doctoral).
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