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University of Alabama at Birmingham

Alabama , Birmingham ,United States

M.S. in Computer Science

M.S. in Computer Science
The M.S. in Computer Science (MSCS) program is designed to provide advanced study opportunities for individuals who:

  • hold a bachelors degree in Computer Science and would like to advance their technical knowledge in the field and/or learn about research in Computer Science,
  • hold a bachelors degree in another field and want to make a career transition to the computing field, or
  • currently work in the computing field and wish to obtain a graduate degree for career advancement

Intakes

  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Every UAB employee plays an integral part in our mission to deliver excellence in education, research, and patient care.

In a little more than four decades, UAB has transformed from its modest beginnings as an extension center into a doctoral research university and academic medical center. And we have the same audacious vision that led our founders to dream big dreams: to educate, advance discovery, care for the sick, respond to the needs of our community and establish Alabama as a progressive economic center that can change the world.

By working at UAB, you too can be a part of this mission and bring your perspective, experience, ideas, and dedication to helping us further that mission.

Every UAB employee plays an integral part in our mission to deliver excellence in education, research, and patient care.

In a little more than four decades, UAB has transformed from its modest beginnings as an extension center into a doctoral research university and academic medical center. And we have the same audacious vision that led our founders to dream big dreams: to educate, advance discovery, care for the sick, respond to the needs of our community and establish Alabama as a progressive economic center that can change the world.

By working at UAB, you too can be a part of this mission and bring your perspective, experience, ideas, and dedication to helping us further that mission.

PSW Opportunity

PSW is 3 Years

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

International students from non-English speaking countries are required to submit English proficiency scores (TOEFL/IELTS/PTEA) that meet the Graduate School's minimum score requirements.

TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTEA: 53
IELA: 176
Duolingo: 120

We will only accept English proficiency scores that have been taken within a two (2) year period from the date that the application was submitted. Scores that exceed this time frame are considered expired and will not be accepted. We will not accept English proficiency test scores that are more than two years old unless program requests a recency waiver on the applicant's behalf.

Applicants must contact the testing agency to have the official scores sent to the UAB Graduate School. TOEFL scores should be submitted to institution code 1856; IELTS and PTEA scores should be issued electronically or mailed directly to the UAB Graduate School.
UAB does not accept My Best Scores from TOEFL. You will need to submit individual test date score reports to your application.

English Proficiency Exam Waiver
We may waive the requirement according to the guidelines below:

The applicant has earned a bachelor's, graduate, or professional degree in the United States with a GPA of 3.00 or higher.
The applicant is a citizen of one of the following countries:

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 34230 USD
    Annual Cost of Living: 12000 USD
    Application Fee: 40 USD
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