• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

Based on the curricular areas and expectations described above, the main educational objectives of the Texas State program are to equip program graduates with:

  • technical knowledge in complementary areas of applied computing,
  • skills for conducting cutting-edge research that advances the current state-of-the-art in applied computing, and
  • leadership, innovation, communication, and entrepreneurial skills that prepare students to take on challenges in multiple career environments, including their own startup companies.
  • Detailed Programme Facts

    Programme Structure

    The curriculum integrates entrepreneurship and commercialization and is centered on two technical tracks that align with faculty research interests: 

    • Information Management 
    • Software Systems

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:

      6.5

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    • Minimum required score:

      78

      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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    General Requirements

    • completed online application
    • $55 nonrefundable application fee
    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • Transcripts & GPA for applicants with a bachelor's and master's degree
    • baccalaureate degree in computer science or related field from a regionally accredited university
    • master's degree in computer science or related field from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 3.3 GPA in all completed graduate courses
    • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores
    • interview (top-ranking applicants only)
    • resume/CV
    • three letters of recommendation
    • written statement of research interests and goals

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      15440 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      15440 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 15440 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • In-State

      7880 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7880 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for San Marcos

    • 921 - 1710 USD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

    Funding

    Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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