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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at Texas A&M University offers three types of graduate degrees (Master of Science without thesis, Master of Science with thesis, and Ph.D.) in two disciplines: computer science and computer engineering, the latter jointly with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Specifics about these degrees (e.g., course requirements, deadlines) are available in our graduate brochure.

Departmental Requirements and Procedures

Ph.D. Degree

Master of Science Degree (Thesis)

Master of Science Degree (Non-thesis)

Master of Science - Ph.D. Transfers

Additional Requirements and Procedures

The Graduate and Professional School also maintains a list of online documents with various forms, deadlines and requirements.


Please consult our frequently asked questions page 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 online application system. Students may also apply to various other fellowships and scholarships as well as for internships with several organizations. Please refer to the tuition and fee calculator to estimate the costs of attending Texas A&M.

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