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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
  • GRE

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.

Serves as: chair of graduate committee

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.

Serves as: co-chair of graduate committee

Research Interests

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

Holder, Lawrence, Ph.D.

Lewis, Robert R, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair of graduate committee

Miller, John H, Ph.D.

Serves as: chair of graduate committee

Tan, Li, Ph.D.

Contact Information:

John Miller