Master of Science in Computer Science

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Benefits of an MSCS Degree from SFBU


  • Data Science
  • Blockchain
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud Computing
  • Container Technology
  • Web Services
  • Cybersecurity

Spring classes start

Jan 08

Summer classes start

May 06

SFBU Offers Scholarships

SFBU lowers the cost of its programs by offering aggressive scholarship opportunities to its new student body. Currently, SFBU’s grants and scholarships are offered to a significant portion of its student body. It is an excellent opportunity to earn a degree with little to no tuition costs. Talk to someone in the SFBU admissions office today to learn more.

About Our MSCS Program

The Master of Science in Computer Science degree program is designed to provide advanced knowledge and hands-on experience in computer science to students who are interested in gaining expertise in software engineering as well as modern Internet technologies and applications. Through the learning process, the students not only acquire knowledge in modern computer technologies but also cultivate abilities in software design, development, deployment, and integration aspects of professional learning. They are encouraged to apply their knowledge and skills to course projects that match industry trends.

For more MSCS curriculum and courses information, please click here .
  • Affordable

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    Fast Track Your MSCS

    You can complete your MSCS (36 semester units) in as little as 3 semesters (one calendar year) by taking 12 units/4 courses per semester.

    Transfer units

    Transfer up to 12 units of qualified graduate-level course credits.

    Scholarships & Grants

    Regular Tuition Tuition = $16,200 for entire degree*
    100% Scholarship Tuition = $0 for entire degree*
    75% Grant Tuition = $4,050 for entire degree*
    * fees vary, but average $1,600 for an entire degree; additional health insurance fees may apply. Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  • Curriculum

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    For more MSCS curriculum and courses information, please click here.

    MSCS Course Sampler*

    CS521 Software Project Management
    CS522 Software Quality Assurance and Test Automation
    CS531 Python Applications Programming
    CS548 Web Services Techniques and REST Technologies
    CS550 Machine Learning and Business Intelligence
    CS571 Cloud Management – Hadoop Administration
    CS572 Blockchain Development
    * Download SFBU’s latest catalog for additional and the latest information. For semester course offering schedules and study plan reviews, please contact our admissions team.
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    Institutional Accreditation

    San Francisco Bay University is accredited by the following:

    WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

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The Ideal Degree


Specialized Skills

SFBU frequently reviews course content and updates such content based on the latest technological developments and changes in the professional skills the industry demands. Students are better prepared for the real world because SFBU emphasizes hands-on learning.


Improved Job Prospects

An MSCS degree from SFBU boosts employability in fields such as high technology and finance. There is a massive demand for workers who understand AI, machine learning, data science, software development, blockchain applications, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. SFBU meets this demand by educating students who want to succeed and contribute to the Silicon Valley community.


Opportunities for Innovation

A graduate degree in Computer Science unlocks limitless possibilities for those who crave innovation and career advancement. San Francisco Bay University’s computer science program focuses on innovation and cutting-edge concepts.


Knowledge from Industry Experts

SFBU’s faculty members are professionals with considerable work experience in the tech industry. They freely share this experience with students in a collaborative environment that promotes knowledge sharing and the development of real-world applications.


Supportive Faculty and Staff

With small class sizes, SFBU’s faculty can engage with students on an individual level. They are supportive of students throughout the courses. SFBU’s friendly and knowledgeable staff are also available to help students with career guidance as well as academic needs such as course registration and study plans. Our staff is proud to be a part of the family of California universities and colleges serving our state.

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"Big Data and Hadoop were just two of my favorite SFBU courses. My favorite project was the Bloom Filter in Big Data, taught by Dr. Henry Chang. It exposed me to how to perform content filtering while putting it on the AWS platform."

Preetu Singh
MSCS 2017
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Marian applied to SFBU due to the highly skilled faculty. The professors at SFBU hold real-world technology industry experience, which prepped Marian for the workforce. He explains, "I greatly enjoyed my Java class with Professor Henry Chang. He made each session engaging and informative."

Marian Rydzanych
MSCS 2014

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