Program Requirements

The department offers three types of graduate degree (MS without thesis, MS with thesis, and Ph.D.) in two disciplines: computer science and computer engineering, the latter jointly with the ECEN department. Specifics about these degrees (e.g., course requirements, deadlines) are available in our our Graduate Brochure.

Departmental requirements and procedures

Ph.D. degree

MS degree (thesis)

MS degree (non-thesis)

MS-PhD transfers

Additional requirements and procedures

The Office of Graduate and Professional Studies (OGAPS) also maintains a list of online documents with various forms, deadlines and requirements.


Please consult our FAQ about graduate programs and our Graduate Brochure. Specific questions not answered in these or the above documents should be directed to

Financial Aid

Current students and incoming students (i.e. students who have accepted our offer of admission) may apply for financial support in the form of assistantships and scholarships through the CSE On-line Application System. Students may also apply to various other Fellowship and Scholarship as well as for Internships with several organizations. Please refer to the Tuition and Fee Calculator to estimate the costs of attending TAMU.

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