Apply to Bridgewater State University graduate program

Bridgewater State University
Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, has recently been awarded a Graduate Award in an Area of National Need (GAANN) grant for our master’s degree in Computer Science. 

This grant will pay full tuition and fees, books and materials, and a generous travel stipend for three domestic students with demonstrable financial need to complete our master’s degree in Computer Science as well as provide a stipend of up to $34,000 per year. 

The Master of Science in Computer Science program provides a solid foundation that blends analytical, practical and theoretical perspectives. Distinguished faculty in accomplished computer science fields address the fundamental concepts of computing, including algorithms and data structures, computer-based solutions, and the structure and use of programming languages.
A few highlights of the program:
· Diverse faculty with extensive experience and research in areas such as software engineering, networking, databases, algorithms
· Solid scientific and technical skills for the pursuit of either doctoral work or advanced positions in business, industry and government
· Full- and part-time program options
· Small classes facilitating a more personalized learning experience
· Professional leadership skills and development
· Affordable tuition, whether you live in state or out of state

Since 1937, the College of Graduate Studies at Bridgewater State University has offered an array of research-based graduate programs with rich, relevant curricula and experienced faculty. Our graduate programs cultivate professional advancement and leadership in service to the regional, national, and global community.

Our program consists of 30 credits and may be completed entirely on a part-time basis, with courses offered in the late afternoon or evening.
Core Courses (12 Credits)
Electives (15 Credits)
Exit Requirement: Capstone (3 credits)
Candidates complete a three-credit capstone project, COMP 502- Research, that allows them to pursue an area of interest in depth. Total Minimum Credits: 30

The Computer Science program seeks to attract individuals from various backgrounds who are highly motivated and prepared to meet the challenges of a rigorous advanced degree curriculum. In addition to a bachelor's degree, applicants should be familiar with the organization of computers and have competencies in a high-level programming language such as a C, C++, or Java, discrete and continuous mathematics, data structures and algorithms.

*Applicants eligible for the GRE waiver are current Bridgewater State University-College of Math and Science undergraduate seniors or recent alumni (three years or fewer) with a cumulative GPA of a 3.5 or higher.

Preferred Deadlines:
Fall Semester: April 1 Spring Semester: October 1

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Contact Us:
College ofGraduate Studies | Bridgewater State University Maxwell Library, Room 019
10 Shaw Road, Bridgewater, MA 02325
Phone: 508.531.1300
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