MS in Computer Science
Portland State University

About Portland State University

Founded in the year 1946, the Portland State University in the United States was formed mainly as an educational institution for war veterans of the World War 2. However, over the years that followed the initial foundation of this post-war university, it was turned into a four-year college with a ‘University’ status being granted to it in 1969. The Portland University has been ranked amongst the top 15 percentile universities of United States by the Princeton Review in the year 2012.

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Tuition Fee

STEM Course
The MS in Computer Science at PSU Maseeh is a government-designated STEM degree and so international students may be eligible for the 24-month F1 OPT (optional practical training) extension.

Course Duration
18 months

Program Link
You can know more about this program on the university website






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Work Ex

15 months

PSU Maseeh Computer Science

Spring Deadline (Send docs)
07 April, 2019

Summer Deadline (Send docs)
30 June, 2019

Fall Deadline (Send docs)
30 September, 2019

Winter Deadline (Send docs)
13 January, 2020


Fall: 15 Mar |
*Estimate based on previous dates reported by Yocketers

Course Description

Master of science program is offered with a thesis option, or with a project option, or with a course option. The course is complete in 30 units of graduate work in one of three options chosen. Each option consists of graduate course and optional practicum work satisfying certain breadth requirements plus a depth requirement consisting of a thesis, project or portfolio document. All graduate students can participate in the graduate co-op program and in some cases, earn academic credits towards their degree

On Campus Program (Traditional Learning):

Our department is home to 26 regular faculty members who specialize in a variety of research areas such as computer graphics and vision, computer security, databases, intelligent systems, programming languages, software engineering, open source software, sensor networks, and high performance computing.

MECES offers a full range of courses and degree programs in Computer Science. Our programs, in addition to the opportunities to develop professional skills through MECOP and PECP, are designed to provide students with the educational background to achieve a career in the computing industry. With over 800 undergraduate CS majors and almost 200 graduate students, we offer a community to learn, discover, innovate, and share a curriculum based on the application and theoretical foundations of Computer Science.We invite you to join our Computer Science community and explore our programs!

Required courses:

  • Alogrithms and Design Analysis
  • Programming Languages
  • Concepts of Operating Systems

3 Courses from a Single Track

Take three courses from one of the following tracks:

  • Databases
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Languages
  • Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Systems

Eligibility and Application Requirements


Job Prospects and Placements for Computer Science at Portland State University

  • Computer vendors
  • Software and computer companies

Any large organization including:

  • Banks
  • Retail chains
  • Manufacturers
  • Universities
  • Government agencies
  • Management consulting firms
  • Contract and temporary employers
  • Research laboratories
  • Network access points
  • Backbone operators
  • Online service providers
  • Internet service providers
  • Computer/equipment vendors

Internet-related companies including:

  • Browsers
  • Search engines
  • Website design services
  • Large businesses

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