Program Overview

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Why Choose LMU for your Master's in Computer Science?

Studying here at LMU allows students an opportunity to experience an interdisciplinary approach to their master's in Computer Science. Students may choose to work with biological databases, 3-D animation, genetic mapping, identity mapping, cubesat programming, artificial intelligence, and virtual world simulations. Located near the dynamic tech-hub of Silicon Beach and the aerospace/defense industry, we continue to build relationships with our neighbors.

The program curriculum offers a wide variety of learning options that tackle current trends in technology. LMU's learning environment capitalizes on our ability to be flexible, custom-designed, industry relevant and collaborative with other engineering and science programs. We are set up to support and fulfill each individual student's goals and professional advancement needs.

Flexible and Custom-Designed

  • Flexible program designed to meet individual needs and accommodate the schedules of working professionals
  • Program can be completed in as little as three semesters
  • LMU undergraduate students have an option to obtain a bachelor's degree and master's degree in Computer Science in our 4+1 Program

Customized

  • Students can pursue special studies courses tailored to their needs and interests
  • Thesis or non-thesis options are available

Industry-Focused Professional Development

  • Industry experts and full-time faculty lead our graduate courses
  • Small class size offers valuable faculty mentorships for professional growth and career advancement
  • Prime location nestled in close proximity to Silicon Beach's tech start-ups, aerospace/defense industry

Collaborative and Interdisciplinary

  • Study alongside faculty with research focuses in artificial intelligence, data analytics, experimental design, decision theory, interaction design, database systems, system architecture, computer vision, language processing, and computer graphics
  • Computer Science courses are cross-listed with other engineering departments
    • Master of Science in Systems Engineering courses in cybersecurity and software architecture
    • Courses in biological databases and 3-D animation are team-taught
    • Courses are available in virtual world simulations
  • Our multiple interdisciplinary research projects include the biology (genetic mapping), psychology (identity mapping), and mechanical engineering departments

Join the master's in Computer Science family and advance your technical skills with LMU!

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Alumna of Computer Science
Kholoud Khateeb, LMU MSCS Alumna (Assistant Professor, Information System Department, Effat University in Saudi Arabia; Volunteering Ambassador, Women in Data Science, Stanford University; Golden Key International Honour Society Member)

"My journey at LMU was a life-changing experience. LMU fueled my inspiration to expand my knowledge and further develop my skills, not only at an academic level, but also at a personal level. It was wonderful to be part of innovative learning experiences that could span multiple disciplines, and engage in the diversified intellectual community on LMU’s beautiful campus. LMU qualified me to exciting positions and degrees in Saudi Arabia, the USA, and Switzerland."