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Online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)

Your curiosity frames the future of computer science at Tulane University. Build the practical technical skills you need with the Online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) through the School of Science and Engineering.

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Earn your online master’s in computer science from Tulane.

At Tulane, our Online Master of Science in Computer Science program can help you reach your goals without relocating. You’ll learn from world-class scholars who work in a variety of computer science areas and connect with classmates who bring diverse experiences and interests to the program. From analyzing GPS trajectories using computational geometry to identifying disease therapies with machine learning, Tulane’s Online MS in Computer Science emphasizes advanced technology in practice.

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Faculty Spotlight

Meet some of the brilliant minds behind our Online MS in Computer Science at Tulane. Internationally recognized researchers and practitioners, the MSCS faculty bring a high caliber of computer science proficiency to the classroom.

Ramgopal Mettu

Associate Professor

PhD, 2002, University of Texas, Austin

Dr. Mettu conducts research at the intersection of algorithms and machine learning, with applications to computational biology and robotics.

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Associate Professor

PhD, 2008, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Dr. Culotta conducts research in natural language processing, machine learning, and social network analysis. Application domains include public health, emergency management, and political science.

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Assistant Professor

PhD, 2012, University of Kentucky

Dr. Mattei conducts research in artificial intelligence, data science, and machine learning applied to settings involving group decision-making and preference reasoning.

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PhD, 2002, Freie Universität Berlin

Dr. Wenk’s research interests include algorithms, in particular computational geometry and shape matching, topological data analysis, as well as applied areas such as geospatial data analysis and biomedical applications.

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Elevate Your Computer Science Career

As a student in Tulane’s Online Master of Science in Computer Science program, you complete your degree wherever you want, at your own pace, all while customizing your coursework and areas of emphasis. The result? You’ll be ready for highly specialized work in a well-compensated field that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts will grow much faster than the average for all occupations between now and 2032.

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Key Dates

Fall 2024
Priority Application Deadline Eligible for $2,000 scholarship and application fee waiver.
June 14, 2024

Scheduled Events

Attend an informational webinar to receive an application fee waiver.

Tulane Online MSCS: Faculty Spotlight
Tuesday June 4, 2024
07:00 PM CT
Career Opportunities With a Tulane MSCS Degree
Tuesday July 16, 2024
07:00 PM CT
Inside the Tulane Online Classroom Experience
Thursday August 22, 2024
07:00 PM CT

On-Demand Content

An Intro to the Online M.S. in Computer Science at Tulane

Duration: 19 minutes

Online M.S. in Computer Science: Application Walkthrough

Duration: 11 minutes



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