Online M.S. in Computer Science

Specialized Education
Innovative Technology
Personal Attention

Advance Your Technology Career

The online M.S. in Computer Science degree from the University of West Florida prepares technology professionals to stay competitive in the industry as they gain valuable skills for career success. It features concentrations in software engineering and data analytics, allowing you to specialize your education to fit your career goals. This program combines theoretical learning with hands-on training, delivered in small class sizes taught by expert faculty with years of industry experience. You will deepen your understanding of key topics like agile and continuous software engineering, big data analytics, advanced algorithms, parallel and distributed computing and more. The fully online format provides you the convenience to study from anywhere as you work toward your goals.

Prepare for in-demand careers and become a leader in the computer science field with this innovative degree.

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Start Dates

First Spring Start

Start Date: January 08, 2024

Second Spring Start

Start Date: March 04, 2024

Second Summer Start

Start Date: June 17, 2024

Why Should You Pursue Our M.S. in Computer Science?

Computer Science

Specialized Education

UWF’s M.S. in Computer Science program features concentrations in software engineering and data analytics.

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Innovative Technology

Students in this program study modern topics in applied and theoretical computer science and computing technology.

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Personal Attention

Students in this program receive individualized attention from expert faculty with years of relevant experience.

Computer Science Careers

  • Computer and Information Research Scientist

    A computer and information research scientist develops computing technology concepts and discovers new uses for current technology.

    Job growth: 19 percent

    Median annual salary: $114,520

  • Computer Systems Analyst

    In charge of assessing computer systems and procedures, computer systems analysts determine and implement solutions to maximize an organization’s efficiency.

    Job growth: 9 percent

    Median annual salary: $88,270

  • Computer Network Architect

    Computer network architects design and build data communication networks for organizations of all types.

    Job growth: 6 percent

    Median annual salary: $104,650

  • Software Engineer

    Software engineers design programs that meet user needs for use on computers and other devices. They also conduct software maintenance and upgrades.

    Job growth: 24 percent

    Median annual salary: $103,56

* Job growth (from 2016 through 2026) and median annual salary (as of 2017) figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Benefits of Online Learning

With our program’s convenient online format, you can easily fit your studies into your busy schedule while building a strong foundation in the skills you need to succeed in your career.

  • Learn from experienced faculty in a personalized environment
  • Grasp concepts through innovative, high-tech learning strategies
  • Have access to numerous resources

We Are Here For You

From enrollment through graduation, you’ll have support throughout your entire educational experience at the University of West Florida.

  • Enrollment Counselors

    Enrollment counselors will guide you through the admission process, helping you find the right program and answering all of your questions.

  • Transcript Team

    Our transcript team will review your transcripts if you’ve already earned credits at another higher education institution.

  • Advising Assistants

    Advising assistants will provide you with encouragement and assistance as you complete your studies.

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