Program Objectives

The overall goal of the masters degree program in Computer Science and Information Technology is to provide master’s level instruction in cutting edge computing technology.  The educational objectives include program objectives and student learning outcomes.

Program Objectives:

  1. Graduates will show evidence of mastery of a strong foundation in general computer science knowledge and specific skills associated with a selected concentration.
  2. Graduates will show evidence of mastery of state of the art computing technologies.
  3. Graduates will show evidence contributing to the body of professional knowledge in the field.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate a strong foundation of general computer science knowledge including architecture, operating systems and algorithms.
  2. Students will demonstrate mastery of a selected concentration of computer science or information technology knowledge.
  3. Students will demonstrate the ability to complete a capstone independent master’s project, master’s thesis, or  pass  comprehensive exam based upon the core and concentration.