University of West Georgia

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Name: Department:
M.S. in Applied Computer Science Computer Science
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

Open to individuals holding a bachelor degree in any discipline; provides applied knowledge and skills in computer science that are integrated and delivered in a comprehensive and practical pedagogy to prepare graduates to enter the computing and IT job market; course work in web technologies, program construction, software development, database systems, system and network administration, and two integrative group project experiences.

School type Public
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Online master's in computer information technology programs 1
Concentrations offered
Computer Programming Computer Science
Data Processing Computer Software and Media Applications
Information Science/Studies Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer Systems Analysis Computer Information Technology Administration and Management
More specialized departments/concentrations offered
Systems Development/Management
Internet Technology

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 11


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 5 full-time; 0 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 5
Average experience teaching online courses 2 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 2 full-time; 0 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 16
Maximum class size 30

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students N/A


One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates


Graduation rates N/A
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate N/A
Program target time to graduate 2 years
Required time to earn degree 3 years

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