100% Online MS in Computer Science

Next application deadline is November 21

Learn More About Tufts' Online Computer Science Program

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Program Highlights

100% Online

33 Credit Hours

10 Courses

GRE Not Required

Online MS in Computer Science

Program Overview

Tufts University attracts students with inquisitive minds who are futuristic thinkers capable of developing innovative solutions for today’s digital challenges.

The MS in Computer Science (MSCS) program is delivered 100 percent online and is designed for students with prior programming experience who aspire to:

  • Develop the skills to secure a new job.
  • Promote within their current organization.
  • Increase their earning potential.
  • Pursue future research projects.

Key Dates & Deadlines

Take a look at upcoming application deadlines and semester start dates for the Online MS in Computer Science

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Early Action Deadline
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Big Data = Big Opportunity

Careers among computer scientists and in mathematical science occupations are expected to grow 31 percent over the next decade, with a six figure median salary.* You don’t need a MSCS to recognize that kind of opportunity, but you likely need one to fully capitalize on it.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021

Careers for online MSCS
graduates may include:

  • Software Developer
  • Test/Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Information Security Manager
  • Solutions Architect
  • Software Architect

School of Engineering alumni
have gone on to positions at:

  • Axon Enterprise
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Amazon
  • Wayfair

Tufts is committed to fostering diversity and inclusion, not only in our classrooms but across the computer science industry. When we blend the unique views and skills from students who represent different cultures, backgrounds, and professional experiences, we increase our ability to transform society through innovation.”

Jeffrey Foster
School of Engineering, Department Chair, Computer Science

Community of Diversity & Inclusion

Tufts takes pride in being a leading institution for diversity and inclusion for more than five decades. The MSCS program and Tufts School of Engineering celebrate this spirit of inclusion. As of 2020, more than 17 percent of Tufts School of Engineering graduate students are students of color, 34 percent of students are women, and nearly 30 percent of tenure-track and teaching faculty are women.

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