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Credit Hours

2.5

Years or Less1

Program Comparison

Tufts School of Engineering online students enjoy a student-centered experience at a leading research university, interdisciplinary work led by innovative faculty, and a diverse set of peers who want to make a meaningful impact through engineering.

The program is 30 credit hours and composed of ten courses, including a capstone project completed over two semesters.

Students can complete the online Master of Science in Computer Science in less than two years.*

The master’s in computer science is ideal for students who are futuristic thinkers with inquisitive minds and want to develop innovative solutions for today’s digital challenges.

Graduates have gone on to work as database administrators, hardware engineers, network architects, web developers, software developers, systems analysts, and threat detection analysts.

*Subject to taking the required number of credits.

The program is 30 credit hours and composed of ten courses, including a capstone project completed over two semesters.

Students can complete the online MSDS in less than two years.*

The online data science master’s is ideal for students with a strong math background who are interested in a next-generation career in data analysis and data-centric problem-solving.

Graduates have gone on to work as data analysts, data engineers, database administrators, machine learning engineers, data scientists, database architects, statisticians, and data and analytics managers.

*Subject to taking the required number of credits.

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science is composed of five to six classes for a total of 17-23 credits.

Students can complete the program in as little as one year.*

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science is ideal for students who are new to the field of computer science and looking to gain a solid foundation to pursue new career opportunities or continue their education with a Master of Science in Computer Science program.

*Subject to taking the required number of credits.

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science master’s track is composed of two classes for a total of seven credits and designed as a bridge for students without a background in computer science who want to later enroll in the MSCS program.

Students can complete the program in 2.5 years.*

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science master’s track is ideal for students who are new to the field of computer science and looking to gain a solid foundation to pursue new career opportunities and continue their education with a Master of Science in Computer Science program.

*Subject to taking the required number of credits.

Key Dates & Deadlines

Take a look at upcoming application deadlines for our programs:

Fall 2024
Priority Submit Deadline
May 13, 2024
Early Action Deadline
June 3, 2024
Early Decision Deadline
June 24, 2024
Final Submit Deadline
July 15, 2024

Big Data = Big Opportunity

Over the next decade, careers among data scientist occupations are expected to grow 35 percent, and careers among computer and information research science occupations are expected to grow 23 percent, with six-figure median salaries.* You don’t need a School of Engineering master’s degree to recognize that kind of opportunity, but you likely need one to fully capitalize on it.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023.

Careers for online graduates may include:

  • Software engineer
  • Software architect
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Data scientist
  • Director of engineering
  • Senior systems engineer
  • Senior product manager
  • Solutions architect

School of Engineering alumni have gone on to positions at:

  • Amazon
  • Axon Enterprise
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Wayfair
Kyongbum Lee, Tufts School of Engineering Dean ad interim

“Multiple perspectives and talents have always been critical to innovation, but now more than ever, we are working hard to make sure the message comes through loud and clear: engineering is open to everyone with a passion for problem-solving.”

Kyongbum Lee

School of Engineering Dean and Karol Family Professor

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1 Subject to taking the required number of credits.