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Computer Science, Integrated B.S. and M.S., B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Los Angeles, CA, United States
The Computer Science, Integrated B.S. and M.S. program of California State University Los Angeles provides an accelerated route for academically excellent upper-division students in the BS degree program to complete the MS degree program while simultaneously completing the BS requirements.
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Overview

The main objectives of the Computer Science, Integrated B.S. and M.S. program of California State University Los Angeles are:

  • To provide an accelerated route to a graduate degree, with simultaneous awarding of both bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
  • To provide a seamless process whereby a limited number of student can progress from undergraduate to graduate status.

Program Features

  • Simplified application process
  • BS and MS coursework can be taken concurrently
  • Maximum of  9 shared  elective units between BS and MS programs.  Shared units are to be completed after
  • University admission into the Integrated Program.
  • Access to graduate student facilities
  • TA appointments (if available)
  • Scheduling flexibility provided by the program enables students to complete the BS and MS degrees efficiently.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    150 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Relational Databases
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Programming with Data Structures
  • Discrete Structures
  • Calculus
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    44

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Students must have completed a minimum of 80 semester units of coursework.
  • Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units. 
  • Students must have completed all of the required CS 3000-level courses in the BS degree program with an average of 3.0 in these courses.
  • Students must have completed the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16286 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16286 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    6782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6782 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Los Angeles

  • 1520 - 2570 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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