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Overview

Computer science is the study of computers, computer software and computational systems including their theory, design, development and application. Principal areas within computer science include Internet and web programming, mobile system development, data mining and machine learning, social networks, video game development, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, database systems, programming languages, software engineering and theory of computing.

Through this Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University students will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Software design and development, data structures and operating systems
  • Designing and executing solutions to technical problems
  • Effective communication
  • Proficiency in math and scientific principles relevant to computer science
  • Understanding of the human context in which computing activities take place.

Sample Careers:

  • Software Developer
  • Internet and web programmer
  • Mobile system developer
  • Data mining and machine learning
  • Social networks developer
  • Video game developer
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Database systems developer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Physics with Calculus
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry 
  • Numerical methods
  • Differential Equations 
  • Queuing Theory
  • Matrix Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts from all high schools attended with a certified translation of each transcript. The school must send official transcripts. Required academic records must be original or certified true copies sent by the school in a sealed envelope. 
  • All records should be submitted in the native language and accompanied with an official English translation. Students may also submit a NACES accredited evaluation.
  • SAT and ACT test scores are required for all freshman applicants as well as for all students with less than 60 credits from an accredited post-secondary institution.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    719 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 719 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    719 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 719 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • In-State

    201 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 201 USD per credit and a duration of .
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In State (FL) - $201.29;

Out of State (FL) - $719.84

Funding

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