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Location: Chicago
Start Term: Fall, Spring
Program Type: Master's

The MS in Computer Science program has resources and flexibility that are uncommon for small schools. Students benefit from a unique combination of small classes and large-school computing and development resources.

Meng Yu
, Program Director
Arts & Sciences Graduate Admission
Michael Ruth
, Graduate Advisor

Expectations & Requirements


You will study fundamentals of computer science, including algorithms and computational theory. Our wide selection of classes includes topics such as cloud computing, algorithm design, artificial intelligence, big data, data mining, and bioinformatics.

Sample Courses

  • Data Mining
  • Systems Programming
  • Cooperation & Competition
  • Artificial Intelligence


Fast-Growing Sector
Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
Leaders in their Field
Roosevelt students assume leadership positions at software development and information technology start-ups and small companies, and development positions at national software companies, large data warehouses, and cloud-computing environments.
Career Options
  • Computer and information research scientist
  • Software applications developer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Computer systems engineer
  • Network systems administrator
  • Database administrator
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Computer programmer
  • Software systems developer

Admission Info

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  • Online Application
  • $40 Application Fee
  • Official transcripts from all previously attended colleges/universities within the United States. Coursework completed outside the U.S. requires a Foreign Credential Evaluation to be submitted.
  • English Language Proficiency: All international students and individuals who completed a degree program outside the United States are required to meet this requirement.