Tufts University Science and Engineering Complex

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Tufts University School of Engineering offers a variety of online programs designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Each of our technical degrees and certificates will prepare you for success both in the classroom and in your career.

Explore and compare our online options to find the program that is the best fit for your career aspirations.

Online MS in Computer Science
Online MS in Data Science
Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science
Program StartSpring, Summer, FallSpring, Summer, FallSpring, Summer, Fall
Average Program Duration*2 Years2 Years1 Year
Cost Per Credit Hour**$1,697$1,697$990 (Undergraduate Level Courses)
$1,697 (Graduate Level Courses)
Total Credit Hours3332Track 1: 17-23
Track 2: 7
Total Courses Required1010 Track 1: 5-6
Track 2: 2
Program Competencies
  • Algorithms
  • Machine Learning
  • Programming Languages
  • Networks and Protocols
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Models of Computation
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Security
  • Database Systems
  • Probabilistic Systems Analysis
  • Data Mining
  • Data Infrastructure
  • Machine Learning
  • Big Data
  • Data Analysis
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Programming Languages
  • Algorithms
  • Computation Theory
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Systems
  • Computer Security
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering
  • Networks and Protocols
Prospective Occupations for Graduates
  • Database Administrator
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Network Architect
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Threat Detection Analyst
  • Web Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Architect
  • Data and Analytics Manager
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Statistician
  • Database Administrator
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Network Architect
  • Software Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Web Developer

  • Or admission into a MS in Computer Science
    Ideal StudentFuturistic and inquisitive thinkers with some prior programming knowledge who see today’s digital challenges as opportunities for innovative solutionsQuantitative minds with a strong math background and an interest in a next-generation career in data analysis and data-centric problem solvingIndividuals who are new to the field of computer science and eager to gain a solid foundation in the field to pursue a career or further course of study through the MS in Computer Science

    * Subject to completing the required number of credit hours

    ** Tuition based on 2021-2022 rate. Tuition and program costs subject to change each year

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