Choose Your Computing or Technology Graduate Degree

Our graduate degrees at the College of Computing and Software Engineering offer essential gateways to a world of professional possibilities, equipping you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the rapidly evolving landscape of computing, software engineering, technology and more. Whether you aspire to explore the intricacies of software engineering, specialize in the groundbreaking fields of data science or information technology, our experienced faculty and state-of-the-art facilities are dedicated to empowering you on your journey towards academic and professional success.

Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI)

The Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (MSAI), offered through the Department of Computer Science, is only the second school in Georgia with a master’s degree in AI. This is expanding upon the existing Artificial Intelligence Concentration in MSCS and will incorporate existing curriculum and research strength in computer science, data science, information technology and software engineering. The interdisciplinary program will prepare students for jobs such as an AI application developer, ethics researcher, product manager, research scientist, solutions architect or algorithm developer. The MSAI degree will not only equip you with the necessary skills and expertise to thrive in diverse career fields, but also empower you to be at the forefront of innovation and problem-solving. This program will emphasize hands-on learning and practical experience, ensuring that our graduates are well-prepared to tackle real-world challenges in AI.

Beginning in Fall 2024, more details to come!

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Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)

Kennesaw State University offers a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) degree in response to Georgia's growing need for skilled professionals in the field of computer science. This graduate degree program provides you with a genuine graduate-school experience, immersing you in the discipline of Computer Science with immersive learning opportunities. This Master's program caters to two groups of qualified students: those holding a bachelor's degree in computer science, and those with undergraduate degrees in other fields after completing the needed computer science and mathematics courses. Start your graduate degree in Computer Science and choose a relevant concentration in Artificial Intelligence, Data Computing, or Cyber and Network Security.

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Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCYBR)

The Master of Science in Cybersecurity (MSCYBR) graduate program will provide prospects insight into cybersecurity fields such as cybercrime, forensics, infrastructure security, incident response, and more. The program is 100% online and can be completed in as little as 1 year for some. Students have the option to learn practical and technical knowledge in the security engineering field, as well as security management and risk assessment. Gain valuable knowledge, and industry connections, and be a part of a program that exudes a reputation of excellence. 

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Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT)

The Master of Science in Information Technology (MSIT) graduate program is designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the rapidly evolving field of information technology. With a comprehensive curriculum, esteemed faculty and a commitment to hands-on learning, we provide a transformative educational experience that prepares graduates to be future leaders in the IT industry. Whether you're looking to advance your career or explore new horizons in technology, the MSIT at Kennesaw State offers a pathway to success in the ever-changing digital landscape. Begin to shape the future of information technology through discovery, innovation and professional growth.

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Master in Data Science and Analytics (MSDSA)

The Master in Data Science and Analytics (MSDSA) degree program answers the need of organizations across industries seeking skilled professionals to harness the vast potential of data for informed decision-making. Our graduate program in data science and analytics is dedicated to shaping the next generation of data scientists and analysts, equipping them with the advanced knowledge and practical expertise required to navigate complex data landscapes. This MSDSA program provides a transformative educational experience that prepares students to become seasoned data professionals to unlock the solutions needed within digital data and drive innovation in today's data-centric society.

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Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSSWE)

The Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSSWE) program at Kennesaw State University is focused on the skills needed in a technology-driven world by making software engineering the heart of innovation and progress. Our program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills and tools needed to excel in this dynamic field. We provide an educational experience that prepares graduates to become leaders in software engineering to advance in your career with a passion for the science behind software engineering.

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Ph.D. in Computer Science

The Computer Science Ph.D. program embodies a unique fusion of advanced theoretical foundations in Computer Science and the exploration of practical applications to address real-world challenges. Our carefully crafted curriculum is tailored to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel as a pioneering researcher or a seasoned educator. Begin your graduate research in fields such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, cryptography, data mining, and many more. 

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Ph.D. in Data Science and Analytics

The Doctoral Degree in Data Science and Analytics program at Kennesaw State provides a cutting-edge academic initiative at the forefront of data-driven innovation. Our doctoral program is designed to equip aspiring scholars and practitioners with the advanced knowledge and skills required to tackle the complex challenges of data science and analytics. With a rigorous curriculum, world-class faculty and access to state-of-the-art resources, we offer a transformative educational experience that empowers students to become leaders in the ever-evolving field of data science. Explore data-driven research and application to begin a journey towards intellectual discovery and professional growth that will shape the future of data analytics.

Applicants without a Master's degree, but with a quantitative Bachelor's degree, can apply for the PhD in Data Science and Analytics through our Embedded Pathways!

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