Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science
  • Credits: 34
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

This program provides a solid foundation in the theory of computing, the development of effective problem-solving and mathematical skills, and the systematic application of theory to the design and development of software. Graduates will be able to do independent research, write up their finding, and defend the work, as well as specialize in high demand careers in distributed systems and security.

Program Locations

  • Metropolitan State University, St Paul Campus 55106

Labor Market Information

  • Systems Software Developers
  • Median wage:$47.40/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Computer and Information Scientists
  • Median wage:$58.98/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Computer Science Teachers
  • Median wage:$68,078/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Information Security Analysts
  • Median wage:$43.34/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Median wage:$59.19/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Above statewide average
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Metropolitan State University
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