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Online MS in Computer Science

Lebanese American University
24 months
Full time
Master's degree
Online / Distance
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Online MS in Computer Science

Program description

Online MS in Computer Science

The flexible Online MS in Computer Science delivers the cutting-edge skill sets you need to succeed in the rapidly growing technology field in the Middle East and beyond. You will gain an advanced understanding on topics such as data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning and apply what you learn in a range of global contexts.

Real-World Career Preparation and Customisable Learning

Through practical, application-oriented learning, this program gives you the expertise needed to meet the goal demand for skilled computer science and data analysis professionals. Taught 100% online, the program has a wide range of elective options built into the curriculum, allowing you to customize your studies and build specialist knowledge in computer security, computer networks, or general computer science.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum GPA – 2.75
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate college transcripts

Language Requirements

Graduates from universities where the language of instruction is not English must submit proof of English proficiency by taking one of the below:

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL (IBT): 80
  • Duolingo English Test: 105

Graduates from universities where the language of instruction is English are not required to submit proof of English language proficiency. However, an interview may be required.

Additional Requirements

  • CV or resume
  • Personal statement

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Program content

This 30–credit program consists of 10 computer science courses that provide an advanced study of topics such as software quality assurance, data science, database systems and more. You will take five core courses (18 credits) followed by a range of electives (12 credits)

Once graduated, you will have the technical expertise to meet the global demand for skilled computer science and data analytics professionals.

Program delivery

Built In-Demand Computer Science Skill Sets, 100% Online

Our online programs are delivered in an asynchronous format, so you can complete your coursework from anywhere you have an internet connection.

The MS in Computer Science online program has no residency requirement, allowing you to study at your own pace and balance personal commitments whilst earning your degree.

Whilst studying the MS in Computer Science, you’ll grow your network with classmates from around the world who have a wide range of professional backgrounds. Delivered by the same distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and academic excellence as the on-campus experience.

Tuition fees

For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please visit the institute website. 

Career opportunities

Excel in a Range of Computer Science Careers

The Online MS in Computer Science qualifies you for a variety of roles related to business technology and computer science. The skills gained throughout the program will prepare you for career paths such as:

  • Computer network administrator
  • Computer systems manager
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information security analyst

About this institute

Lebanese American University

Advance your career with an online degree from Lebanese American University. Our innovative programs deliver the education you need to excel in your chosen progression and open doors to boundless opportunities. With a commitment to creating a globally diverse and...

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Why study at Lebanese American University

Fast Facts

  • #2 in Lebanon*
  • 100% online degrees
  • 46,000 alumni worldwide

Why Lebanese American University?

We empower our students to find their path to success through a commitment to academic excellence. Our distinguished faculty and diverse student population create a competitive and caring community that spans the globe.

Globally Diverse Community

We are committed to creating a diverse and culturally rich community that provides accessible education for all.

Modern Curriculum

Through modern instructional methods and industry-informed learning experiences, you will graduate with the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your career.

Distinguished Faculty

Our faculty excel in teaching, research, and community service, bringing valuable industry expertise and relevant experience to the online classroom and providing one-on-one support.

Career Preparation

We encourage you to find your passion and embrace LAU's entrepreneurial spirit. LAU graduates are highly employable, with 82% of graduates finding employment within a year of degree completion.

*World University Rankings 2021. Times Higher Education.

Contact info

Lebanese American University

P.O. Box 13-5053
1102 2801 Chouran Beirut

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