• Computer Science
    MTSU professors help students successfully compete annually in various programming competitions
  • Computer Science
    Senior computer science students developed the software for the MTSU mobile app
  • Computer Science
    Few degrees have as much widespread industry demand as computer science
  • Computer Science
    More than 800 technology-related jobs go unfilled
    in the mid-state area annually

Graduate Degree

Graduate Program Coordinator, Dr. Zhijiang Dong

MTSU's Computer Science Department offers a broad-based Master of Science degree. A student may choose between thesis and non-thesis options. The thesis option enables the student to concentrate in a specific area or to prepare for Ph.D. work. The non-thesis option requires additional course work.

Graduates are well prepared for the job market. They have historically been valued by area employers.

Degree Plan

General graduation related forms are located on the College of Graduate Studies forms page, you may need the following:

  • Master/Ed.S. Degree Plan (under Master and Specialist in Education Graduation Forms)
  • Intent to Graduate Guidelines (under Graduation Forms)
  • Intent to Graduate (under Graduation Forms)
  • Thesis Advisory Committee and Advancement to Candidacy (under Other Program Forms)
  • Thesis Checklist (under Other Program Forms) 

Degree requirements
Course descriptions
Scheduling patterns

CSCI Document Templates
CSCI Thesis (LaTeX)
CSCI Thesis (MS Word)
ACM SIG/Conference (doc)