Computer Information Systems (M.S.)

Full-time

Expected Length: 1.5 years

Entry Date: Fall 2021

Credits: 30

Course Arrangement: Classes are scheduled on workdays

Language of Instruction: English

Program Description


Wenzhou-Kean University’s Computer Information Systems (Master of Science) major aims to train students to become leaders in the field of computer science and information systems, and can engage in work related to business, government, banking, e-sports, IT industry and other fields. Students can gain an in-depth understanding of different aspects of the field, and learn how to design, build and maintain complex systems, and master current related cutting-edge technologies. At the same time, the major encourages students to work closely with teachers to conduct longer-term and detailed work and research. Course modules consist of: computer information systems, advanced analytical algorithms, database systems, software engineering, software assurance, independent graduate studies in computer science, numerical analysis, computer simulation of models, network systems, artificial intelligence concepts, high-performance computing, etc. Graduates can be engaged in software engineering, information technology system development, network security, artificial intelligence, machine learning, security monitoring and other related work.

Admission requirements


  1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or a closely related field

*Applicants, if not graduated from U.S. institutions, must submit a course-by-course evaluation of their official university transcript by National Association of Credit Evaluation Services (NACES) (http://www.naces.org). One of the most popular NACES members used by Kean University is World Education Services (WES) (need to choose course-by-course evaluation).

  1. Official transcripts from all institutions attended, cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (lower GPAs will be considered based on strength of overall application)
  2. Two letters of recommendation
  3. Professional résumé/CV
  4. Personal statement
  5. Departmental interview may be required
  6. Official TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo score reports of test taken within the past two years of application

*TOEFL iBT: 79, paper-based: 550; IELTS: 6.5; Duolingo English Test: 100

Curriculum


Course Modules Credits (30)
Core Courses 15
Elective Courses 12
Capstone 3

*Before starting the graduate courses, the Graduate Admissions Committee of the program will fully evaluate the applicant’s academic background and determine whether the applicant needs to take prerequisite courses. The prerequisite courses include Algorithm Analysis, System Analysis and Design, Computer Security, Computer Organization and Architecture, Discrete Math, Calculus II, proficiency in Java, C++ or an equivalent.

Contact Us


Email: cis@wku.edu.cn

Tel: 0577-55870721

Graduation Requirements


The Computer Information Systems (M.S.) curriculum is comprised of 30 credits. Students who complete each course requirement including the research project (CPS 5995) and achieve a grade point average (GPA) no less than 3.0 will be conferred the Computer Information Systems (M.S.) degree of Kean University.

For more information of Computer Information Systems (M.S.) program at Kean University USA, please see: https://www.kean.edu/academics/programs/computer-information-systems-ms

*For more information of 2021 graduate admissions, please refer to the Wenzhou-Kean University Graduate Admissions Guidelines 2021.