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Online Master’s in Computer Science Program Admissions

Take the stress out of applying to grad school and explore the Online MS in Computer Science application process with the guidance of an enrollment advisor. They’re available to help you assemble and submit your application with confidence. Ready to get started?

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Online Computer Science Master’s Admission Requirements

Whether you aim to advance your computer science career or prepare for a new role in this field, our Online Master of Science in Computer Science can help you get there. Confirm your program eligibility by exploring the criteria and required materials below, or contact an enrollment advisor for help.

Program Eligibility

Online MS in Computer Science candidates must have a STEM-focused bachelor’s degree and a minimum 3.0 GPA is encouraged but not required to apply. While your undergraduate degree does not need to be computer science-specific, you should have some familiarity with elementary programming languages.

Confirm your program eligibility by contacting a member of our enrollment team today.

Application Materials

To be considered for Tulane’s Online MS in Computer Science program, you must first create an account through our application system. A completed application must include:

  • Transcripts from each institution where credit was earned, even if a degree was not conferred. Unofficial transcripts are permissible for the application, but official copies are required upon admission.
  • Two references, ideally including one professional and one academic reference. Two academic or two professional references are suitable for review.
  • A personal statement of three to five double-spaced pages conveying your educational background, academic and professional goals, and how your experiences have prepared you to join this program.
  • A current resume or CV.
  • A $50 application fee.    

Language test scores (TOEFL or IELTS) are strongly recommended (but not required) if your bachelor’s or master’s degree was earned at an institution outside of the United States where English was not the language of instruction.

Once admitted, students must pay a $250 nonrefundable deposit to reserve their seat in the cohort. This fee will count toward their first semester’s tuition payment.

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Key Dates

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



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