- A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an area related to information technology.
- Students from other areas with at least one year of university-level engineering mathematics may be admitted with an extra requirement to complete some undergraduate background deficiency courses prescribed at the time of admission.
- Non-native speakers of English must provide either an official TOEFL score of at least 550 paper based or 79 on the internet based tests, OR an overall minimum band score of 6.5 on the IELTS examination.
Major area courses: Each MSCN student must take at least 18 credit hours of major area courses that are listed on the EECS department’s website. Courses taken from this group must include CS 736, at least one of CS 721 and 797G, at least 12 credit hours of 800-level or higher courses (including thesis or
project, if any), and at least 3 credit hours of courses with a research writing and presentation component.
Electives: Up to 12 credit hours of 600- level or higher courses other than the major area courses may be taken by a student, including at most 6 credit hours of courses outside the department, approved by the student’s adviser.