Online MS in Computer Science

Earn your master’s degree online from the #1 public computer science program in New England.

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UMass Amherst’s online MS in computer science is a flexible, 30-credit program perfect any busy tech professional. Advance your career by deepening your knowledge of AI, machine learning, and other innovative concepts. 

Ranked among the top public computer science programs in the US, our program focuses on the skills needed to solve complex problems through computing.

Courses include: 

  • COMPSCI 514 | Algorithms for Data Science 
  • COMPSCI 589 | Machine Learning 
  • COMPSCI 590J | Cyber Effects 
  • COMPSCI 661 | Secure Distributed Systems 


Flexible & Efficient

Our fully online program lets you fit in coursework around your schedule.

The hybrid track allows you to complete four courses online and then transfer into the in-person program.

Rigorous & Well-Rounded

This program will prepare you for rewarding work across every industry, from finance to tech and beyond.

The online program offers the same rigor as our in-person program.

Practical & Focused

Learn how to solve real-world societal challenges.

Leverage AI, machine learning, data science, and other advanced computing solutions to address the world's problems.


Projected job growth in computer science through 2029 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Alumni worldwide are working in computing roles across sectors—from health care and finance to technology and the arts


Median starting salary of graduates of our master’s programs.

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