What is Computer Science?

In the Master of Science in Computer Science program, there are five possible research groups including:

  • Data and Knowledge Management
  • Experimental Computer Systems
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Internet Computing and Information Science
  • Quantum Computing

The Data and Knowledge Management Group studies the storage, retrieval, and mining of data in databases. The Experimental Computer Systems Group studies computer systems perspective, including operation systems, compilers, computer architecture, networking, and wireless communications. The Intelligent Systems Group focuses on designing and analyzing an intelligent algorithm or system using any of the theoretical formalisms. The Internet Computing and Information Science Group examines technologies for computing and communication across Internet or any other networked system, and the Quantum Computing Group studies the growing field of Quantum Computing.

Admission Requirements

  • GRE - Required of all international students; GRE is exempt for students that earned a degree from an ABET accredited university (or equivalent accreditation) in the USA with a GPA of 3.0+
  • Transcript(s) and Degree Certificates (unofficial transcripts are used for admissions review, only admitted applicants submit official transcripts)
  • GPA minimum 3.0 or equivalent
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • International students - English Proficiency Test: TOEFL (minimum 92) or IELTS (minimum 6.5)

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines and additional application information can be found at the CEAS Office of Graduate Studies.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.