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Master of Science in Computer Science – Tri-Cities

Faculty working with Students: 7
Students: 4
Students receiving assistantships or scholarships: 25%
Priority deadline:
  • Fall January 10
  • Spring July 1
  • Tri-Cities: Yes
Tests required:
  • 93 TOEFLI Minimum score

Degree Description:

The School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (SEAS) offers an outstanding education, providing first-rate preparation for careers in industry and academia. Both Thesis and Non-Thesis options are available on the Tri-Cities campus through the Master of Science program in Computer Science.

Admission Requirements:

Statement of Purpose, Transcripts from All Colleges/Universities Attended, & (3) Letters of Recommendation.

Student Learning Outcomes:

All graduates will be able to:

    1.  Students have general mastery of their field of study in Computer Science.
    2.  Students have mastery of knowledge in a specialized area.
    3.  Students are able to conduct state-of-the-art research in a specialize area that makes a contribution to the knowledge base.
    4.  Students can effectively communicate their research in oral and written form.
    5.  Students are able to disseminate research results in archival literature.

Student Opportunities:

Additional professional development opportunities include industry and national laboratory internships, as well as presenting papers or attending regional conferences.

Career Opportunities:

University research and teaching positions, research positions in national laboratories, and technical positions in leading companies.

Career Placements:

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Mission Support Alliance

Faculty Members:

Bakken, David Edward, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Infrastructure software, middleware.
GridStat: next-generation wide-area mission critical data delivery for the power grid

Hahn, Adam, Ph.D.

Research Interests


Hauser, Carl H, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Distributed Systems, Networking, Concurrent Programming Models and Mechanisms, Programming Language Implementations.

Holder, Lawrence, Ph.D.

Lewis, Robert R, Ph.D.

Miller, John H, Ph.D.

Tan, Li, Ph.D.

Contact Information:

Jamie Rogers
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354-1671