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With this degree, you will be prepared to join the exciting new interdisciplinary field of computational science with applications in computer science and engineering as well as other disciplines including business, linguistics and biology. Using a multidisciplinary approach of mathematical modeling and quantitative analyses, you will encounter and solve complex real-world problems. You will also enjoy extensive hands-on internship training with this degree.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2-3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

Non-thesis 36, Thesis 30

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and non-thesis options available

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Master of Science in Computational Science :: SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED IN COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

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Master of Science in Computational Science ::PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

A master’s degree in computational science will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Acquire a strong multidisciplinary foundation required for careers in a challenging and competitive contemporary market.
  • Identify and solve complex problems using mathematical modeling and quantitative analyses.
  • Engage in hands-on internship opportunities to gain practical experience in your field.
  • Create a degree plan that meets your professional interests as well as industry needs.
  • Blend applied and theoretical computer science concepts.
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Master of Science in Computational Science :: Careers

Careers

Computational science students use a multidisciplinary approach to address and solve problems. With this degree, you can become a highly valued computer scientist or business intelligence analyst. Graduates are well-positioned to transition quickly into the market when internship and job opportunities present themselves.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Computer and Information Research Scientist
$118,370
Operations Research Analysts
$83,390

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Master of Science in Computational Science :: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Internship opportunities

Internship experience provides the foundation employers are often looking for. Although not required for your degree, internships are an important part of your education experience. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce computational science students.

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Master of Science in Computational Science :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Graduate Program Costs

Program Costs

As of Fall 2019, tuition and fees for a graduate student taking 9 credit hours through our 1 Year Optional Rate Plan is $3,288.98 for a Texas resident and $7,086.98 for a non-Texas resident. However, rates do change based on the number of credit hours taken, payment plan used and other factors.

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs

Admission Requirements

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Master of Science in Computational Science :: Admissions Requirements

Domestic Student Required Documents

  • Apply Texas application
  • $50 (USD) application fee
  • All official transcripts
    • Bachelor’s degree, including all transcripts used towards a bachelor’s degree
    • Any master’s degree transcript(s) with graduate coursework (if applicable)
  • Scores
    One of the following
    • Official General Test GRE Scores
    • A completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a 3.00 GPA overall or higher
    • A completed master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a 3.00 GPA overall GPA or higher

Application Packet Submission Deadline

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

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Master of Science in Computational Science :: Admissions Requirements, International

International Student Required Documents

  • Apply Texas application
  • $75 (USD) application fee
  • All official transcripts
    • Bachelor’s degree, including all transcripts used towards bachelor’s degree
    • Any master’s degree transcript(s) with graduate coursework (if applicable)
    • A copy of the provisional certificate or diploma
  • Scores
    One of the following
    • Official General Test GRE Scores
    • A completed bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a 3.00 GPA overall or higher
    • A completed master’s degree from a regionally accredited university with a 3.00 GPA overall GPA or higher
  • English proficiency
    Scores must be less than 2 years old.
    • Official TOEFL (Minimum Scores: IBT 79, or CBT 213, or PBT 550), or
    • Official IELTS (Minimum Score: 6.00 band overall), or
    • Official PTE (Minimum Score: 53 overall or higher), or
    • Completion (all years) of a bachelor’s degree or higher degree from a regionally accredited university in the United States

Application Packet Submission Deadlines

Applications (including all required documents and for programs that are not fully online) have the following deadlines:

Fall admission consideration: June 1

Spring admission consideration: October 15

Summer admission consideration: March 15

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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Contact

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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Master of Science in Computational Science :: RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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