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Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
Master of Science in Computer Information Systems
Master of Science in Computer Science
Graduate Certificate in Information Security
Graduate Certificate in Project Management

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Hanscom AFB: Degree Requirements

The MSCS consists of ten 4-credit courses for a total of 40 credit hours.

The ten courses are listed below. Course descriptions may be found here.

Core Courses

  • MET CS 535 Computer Networks or
    MET CS 579 Database Management
  • MET CS 566 Analysis of Algorithms
  • MET CS 575 Operating Systems
  • MET CS 662 Computer Language Theory
  • MET CS 673 Software Engineering

Students who have already completed courses on core curriculum subjects as part of their undergraduate degree program must substitute corresponding core courses with electives. It is recommended that each replacement course be in the same technical area. Hanscom students who have academic or work-related experience in any of the core curriculum courses may apply for a waiver by submitting appropriate documentation. When a course waiver is granted, the student must substitute a graduate-level computer science course for the core course.

General Electives
(Five courses/20 credits)

Select five General Electives. Please note: not all of these electives are scheduled to be offered at Hanscom AFB each year. Those which are on track to be offered 2013-2014 are highlighted. At least three courses must be at the 600 level or above:

  • MET CS 503 Windows .NET Application Programming with C#
  • MET CS 532 Computer Graphics
  • MET CS 546 Quantitative Methods for Information Systems
  • MET CS 561 Financial Informatics
  • MET CS 565 Advanced Java Programming
  • MET CS 580 Health Informatics
  • MET CS 581 Electronic Health Records
  • MET CS 599 Biometrics
  • MET CS 601 Web Application Development
  • MET CS 632 IT Project Management
  • MET CS 633 Distributed Software Development and Management
  • MET CS 635 Networks Design and Implementation
  • MET CS 651 Web Development with .NET
  • MET CS 664 Artificial Intelligence
  • MET CS 665 Software Design and Patterns
  • MET CS 667 Enterprise Java
  • MET CS 671 Systems Programming Using UNIX
  • MET CS 674 Database Security
  • MET CS 683 Mobile Application Development
  • MET CS 684 IT Security Policies and Procedures
  • MET CS 685 Network Design and Management
  • MET CS 689 Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse
  • MET CS 690 Network Security
  • MET CS 693 Digital Forensics and Investigations
  • MET CS 695 Enterprise Information Security
  • MET CS 699 Data Mining and Business Intelligence
  • MET CS 701 Rich Internet Application Development
  • MET CS 703 Network Forensics
  • MET CS 713 Advanced Digital Forensics
  • MET CS 751 Web Services
  • MET CS 755 Cloud Computing
  • MET CS 767 Fuzzy, Expert, Genetic, and Neural Systems
  • MET CS 773 Software Quality Management
  • MET CS 779 Advanced Database Management
  • MET CS 780 Database Administration
  • MET CS 783 Enterprise Architecture
  • MET CS 789 Cryptography
  • MET CS 799 Advanced Cryptography

 

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