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Masters

The Center for Advanced Computer Studies offers the master’s degree in computer science, which is the country’s first-ever Master of Science in Computer Science program. Since it was established in 1962, our master’s in computer science program has remained one of the best in the country. We’re ranked as one of the top 50 computer science programs in the U.S., and we are also in the top 50 for research and development funding.

The master’s degree in computer science program is best for students and professionals who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of computer science and software development.

Our master’s in computer science program at UL Lafayette is part of the reason South Louisiana is nicknamed “Silicon Bayou,” which is home to multiple high-tech companies that have partnered with the University and are located in our Research Park.

In our master’s in computer science program, you’ll get to work with our top-notch faculty and conduct cutting-edge research in bioinformatics, communications and networks, intelligent systems, software engineering, and more.

Apply to the Master’s in Computer Science Program

To apply to the master’s degree in computer science program, you need to go through the Graduate School to fill out the application and submit your additional application materials. Once the Graduate School reviews your application, it is forwarded to the Center for Advanced Computer Studies for further review.

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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the master’s in computer science program, you’ll need to have a bachelor’s degree in a field related to computer science, a satisfactory GRE score, three letters of recommendation, and the online application.

If you’re an international student, there are some additional requirements you’ll have to fulfill.

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Career Opportunities for Master’s in Computer Science

Graduates with their master’s degree in computer science are typically hired in advanced positions in applications development, systems software development, mobile computing, or networking, among others. Our graduates find career opportunities at both international and local companies.

These careers are high paying with excellent working conditions and opportunities for advancement. Our master’s in computer science program at UL Lafayette is one of the country’s top 25 for mid-career median pay.

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