Why choose Engineering Online

Advance your career with our Engineering Online program! Backed by the university's esteemed reputation and national recognition in engineering education, you'll engage directly with industry leaders and a rigorous curriculum. Beyond graduation, tap into the extensive Aggie Alumni Network, offering invaluable connections to propel your career forward.

Why Get Your MS in Computer Science from Texas A&M?

Increase your salary. A master’s degree in computer science from a top-tier university will unlock a new world of professional opportunities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment in computer and information technology occupations will grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2032, and the median annual salary for these occupations is well over twice the national average. 

World-class faculty with a student focus. Our faculty represent some of the top minds in the field and are well-known throughout the international academic community and global industry. Just as importantly, our focus is on you — the student. Our mission is to develop computer scientists for leadership positions in industry, government, and academia.  

Strength of the Aggie Network. Obtaining your master’s degree from Texas A&M — one of the largest universities in the US and a tier-1 research institution — will give you a marketable credential recognized worldwide. The Aggie network spans the globe, with more than 500,000 former students in over 160 countries. Once you join us, you’ll find that Aggies are fiercely loyal to their alma mater and each other. 

What Jobs Can You Get with an MS in Computer Science?

Computer scientists work in many industries from oil and gas to government agencies like NASA. You'll find us in the internet and telecommunications industry, in aerospace, in the video game industry, at hardware and software development companies — and just about everywhere else. Some of the positions that our students occupy after graduation include:  

  • Computer and information research scientist 
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems analyst 
  • Database administrator or architect
  • Information security analyst
  • Software engineer
  • Network administrator 


Supported, Online Learning 
We offer the convenience and flexibility of asynchronous online learning without sacrificing the caliber of education that you expect from a top-tier university. Using Canvas, online learners experience an intuitive, user-friendly design, and our highly engaged faculty use tools that promote instructor-to-student and student-to-student interaction — all from the comfort of your own home or study environment.  

Our Flexible Curriculum 
The online Master of Science in Computer Science is a 30-credit-hour program with a flexible curriculum. If you are trying to break into the industry, you can focus on foundational courses. If you are already an industry professional, you can advance your career by taking specialty courses in areas like AI and machine learning.  

Candidates typically enroll in two courses per semester, which allows you to reach eligibility to graduate within five semesters. You'll also have flexibility as to how many courses to enroll in each semester, subject to university program rules.



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To calculate cost, select the semester you’ll start, choose “Engineering” from the drop-down menu, and slide “Hours” to how many you’ll take each semester. Your total cost is Tuition and Required Fees + Engineering Program Fee (Remote).

Discover answers to frequently asked questions tailored to assist you in making informed decisions regarding your education with Engineering Online.

Questions? Email grad-advisor@cse.tamu.edu.