The Department of Computer Science is a department with energetic and creative professors whose interests cover many of the growing or emerging research areas in computer science. Over the past several years the number and quality of the faculty and the graduate students have increased. The department has formed various research groups and labs and several of them have significant external funding. Particular strengths include theory, systems, information systems, and artificial intelligence.

The Master’s of Science (M.S.) degree in Computer Science (with Thesis and Non-Thesis Options) at The University of Georgia is a comprehensive program of study intended to give qualified and motivated students a thorough foundation in the theory, methodology, and techniques of Computer Science. Students who successfully complete this program of study will have a grasp of the principles and foundations of Computer Science. They will be prepared to pursue higher academic goals, including the Doctor of Philosophy degree. They will obtain skills and experience in up-to-date approaches to analysis, design, implementation, validation, and documentation of computer software and hardware. With these skills, they will be well qualified for technical, professional, or managerial positions in government, business, industry, and education.

Degree Awarded: MS

Degree Code: MS_CSCI; MS_CSCI_NT

School/College: Franklin College of Arts and Sciences

Old College
Athens, GA 30602-1732


Academic Department: Computer Science

415 Boyd Graduate Studies Research Center
Athens, GA 30602-7404

Graduate Coordinator: John Miller


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