Georgia Southern University

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Name: Department:
MS Computer Science Computer Sciences
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

The Master of Science in Computer Science at Georgia Southern University is an intensive 30-hour graduate program that prepares students in the area of knowledge-based data systems. Our program emphasizes the high-demand fields of data mining and data warehousing. The program combines both the technical aspects of data mining with the business aspects of knowledge management to create a unique and highly specialized program.

School type Public
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Online master's in computer information technology programs 1
Concentrations offered
Computer Science
More specialized departments/concentrations offered
N/A

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 13

Faculty

Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 6 full-time; 0 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 6
Average experience teaching online courses 3 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 12 full-time; 10 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 18
Maximum class size 25

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Can earn degree entirely abroad Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations Yes
Group projects/simulations No
Exams Yes
Classes include campus-based students N/A
Collaboration among online and campus-based students No face-to-face students
Students enroll as online students Online and on-campus students are in separate courses

Retention

One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates

Graduation

Graduation rates N/A
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 2.0 years
Program target time to graduate 2.5 years
Required time to earn degree 7 years

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