Master of Science in Computer Science – Align – Silicon Valley

Submitted by neuglobal on Sun, 07/24/2016 - 17:48
Master of Science in Computer Science - Align - Silicon Valley
Major
Computer Science
Program Description

Northeastern University’s Align Master’s in Computer Science (CS) program provides a direct path to an MS in Computer Science and a high-demand, rewarding career—for non-computer science degree holders with no previous programming experience.

Curriculums
Title Status Year
MSCS Computer Science - Align publish 2020
MSCS Computer Science - Align publish 2019
MSCS Computer Science - Align publish 2018
MSCS Computer Science - Align archive 2017
MSCS Computer Science - Align archive 2018
Program Experience

Co-op makes the Northeastern graduate education richer and more meaningful. It provides master’s students with up to twelve months of professional experience that helps them develop the knowledge, awareness, perspective, and confidence to develop rich careers. In addition to the esteemed faculty, many students enroll in the master’s programs largely because of the successful co-op program.

Graduate students typically have an experiential work opportunity following their second semester. This could be a 6- 8-month co-op or a 3- 4-month summer internship. Those who initially experience co-op may have the opportunity to seek an internship for the following summer, or vice versa.

Student participation in experiential education provides enhanced:

  • Learning
  • Maturity, responsibility, and self-knowledge
  • Technical expertise
  • Occupational information
  • Job seeking and job success skills
  • Networking opportunities with those in desired career paths

Northeastern’s co-op program is based on a unique educational strategy which recognizes that classroom learning only provides some of the skills students will need to succeed in their professional lives. Our administration, faculty, and staff are dedicated to the university’s mission to “educate students for a life of fulfillment and accomplishment.” Co-op is closely integrated with our course curriculum and our advising system. The team of graduate co-op faculty within the Khoury College of Computer Sciences provides support for students in preparing for and succeeding on their co-ops.

These multiple connections make co-op at Northeastern an avenue to intellectual and personal growth: adding depth to classroom studies, providing exposure to career paths and opportunities, and developing in students a deeper understanding that leads to success in today’s world.

Location
Silicon Valley
Commitment
Full-Time
Part-Time