Master'sComputer Science

A Master of Science (MS) in computer science from Wichita State will prepare you for a high-paying, high-demand career—as well as for success in a future Ph.D. program. You’ll have access to some of the best research facilities in the country and the chance to work and research with faculty and industry professionals on campus and throughout Kansas’ largest city.

Learn how Computer Science is the right fit for you.

Students working together on a project.
Engineering students work together to help solve global issues during the "Invent for the Planet" event.

Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

The program is open to bachelor’s degree holders in computer science, computer engineering or a related area.

For consideration, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (or equivalent score from another country) in your bachelor's degree.

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Inside the Program

Students teach entry-level coding to next generation

Computer science major Zane Storlie developed a three-unit curriculum teaching Scratch, an entry-level coding program, to elementary school students.

Zane taught Scratch to fellow students, and together they're doing their part to fill the coder pipeline in the Wichita area.


The program combines study of the traditional areas of computer science and modern research trends. Courses are taught by nationally and internationally recognized faculty who are active researchers in the fields they teach.

The program consists of at least 30 credit hours and offers three graduating options: thesis, project or coursework.


Whether you’re pursuing a promotion or preparing for a Ph.D., WSU’s vast industry connections, research opportunities and unmatched facilities create an environment for our engineering students to gain the expertise that leads to dream careers.

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