Since establishment of the Graduate School in 1951, graduate instruction has been a major concern at Middle Tennessee State University. Graduate degrees are awarded through the College of Graduate Studies, admission to which implies the expectation of superior talent, high motivation, and dedication to advancing the goals of the University. The Department of Computer Science offers the Master of Science degree in Computer Science and, in addition, offers a minor at the graduate level. The department welcomes inquiries from individuals who consider themselves qualified for graduate study and who are sincere in their desire to enter the program. We consider our graduate program in computer science to be one of the best in the state.
The following items are required to apply for admission to the Master's program. U.S. citizens submit these items to the College of Graduate Studies. Non-citizens submit them to the International Programs and Services Office.
Note that letters of recommendation are not required.
The final step in the admissions procedure is acceptance by the Computer Science Department. For otherwise qualified students who lack background in computer science, conditional admission may be granted allowing them to complete prerequisite courses. These courses are: