Syracuse, NY (February 20, 2014) – Known for producing the next generation of innovators in computer science, Syracuse University is again expanding its reach beyond its physical confines. The university’s Master of Science in Computer Science program is now available in the online format, with classes starting in August 2014. This is the third online computer-studies program Syracuse has launched in the last four months, joining the online M.S. in Computer Engineering and online M.S. in Electrical Engineering.

The online M.S. in Computer Science focuses on advanced mathematical concepts and enhanced computer science fundamentals. This in-depth knowledge base allows students to stay relevant throughout their careers as technology evolves. Courses encompass a variety of topics, including algorithms, sets and logic as well as data analysis, object-oriented analysis and design, software systems and skills, and programming languages. Students gain a more in-depth understanding of the field to help them expand the possibilities of computer science research and applications.

The program is taught by the distinguished faculty of Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, who constantly update and monitor the curriculum to incorporate new discoveries and trends. In addition, industry advisory boards provide input into coursework to ensure that it incorporates the latest advancements in the computer science field.

Students gain a highly marketable skill set and a credential that are highly valued among top organizations in the industry. Employers around the world recognize the Syracuse brand as a trusted academic institution that yields professionals with the skills to find future innovations and solutions. Many graduates of the program have gone on to work at IBM, Microsoft and Intel, while others have found employment in technology-rich fields such as health care, finance and the military.

Syracuse University is proud of its role in advancing computer technology by preparing graduates with the expertise and drive to imagine and realize the possibilities in this exciting field. To learn more about the online Master’s in Computer Science or to apply, call 855.792.1048 or go to

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