Syracuse University’s M.S. in Computer Science | Online

Prepare to create groundbreaking solutions for future technological challenges with Syracuse University’s online computer science master’s program.
  • Advance Your Career With Top-Ranked Syracuse U.S. News & World Report has ranked our online information technology programs among the top 24 online master’s programs in computer science fields.1
  • No GRE Required to Apply – We review applications holistically, seeking students who are passionate about computer systems and determined to shape the future of technology.
  • $15K Scholarships Guaranteed — Scholarships of $15,000 are guaranteed to students admitted to and enrolled in our July and October cohorts.

Prepare to Meet a Growing Demand


Cohort start dates per year


Required credits that can be completed in as few as 15 months


In-person immersion weekend


Projected increase in demand for information security analysts from 2020 to 20302

Developed to Solve Future Tech Challenges

In our technology-driven world, skilled computer science professionals are needed to design leading-edge solutions to complex computational challenges. Syracuse University’s online M.S. in Computer Science program prepares students to spearhead groundbreaking innovation across industries.

As an online master’s student, you will gain advanced knowledge in critical areas such as security and assurance, artificial intelligence, computer architecture, and advanced programming—and prepare for a career at the forefront of computer science.

  • Explore theory, fundamentals and application in online courses.
  • Learn from faculty with years of industry experience.
  • Participate in virtual immersions with tech leaders.

Our curriculum was designed by world-class faculty to help you grow your expertise in developing assured and optimized systems. Through customizable electives, you can develop specialized knowledge and skills in machine learning, biometrics, software modeling, computer and internet security, and more.

Graduate prepared to drive new developments in the field, excel in a wide variety of industries and join the College of Engineering and Computer Science’s global alumni network of more than 20,000 tech professionals.

Shape your career as a tech innovator with Syracuse University.

1Best Online Master’s in Information Technology Programs (2022). U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved January 26, 2022, from to footnote reference

2Occupational Outlook Handbook: Information Security Analysts (2020). Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved October 12, 2021, from to footnote reference