University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) is a public institution that was founded in 1856. Its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 1,250 acres. The University of Maryland has highly ranked graduate programs in education (top 30 universities in USA) and the noted A. James Clark School of Engineering (ranked at #22 on US News Rankings), as well as well-regarded offerings through the Robert H. Smith School of Business. The university regularly earns accolades for its sustainable and clean energy initiatives, such as its plan to be carbon neutral by 2050 and campus-wide efforts to compost dining hall waste. It ranks #51 according to U.S. News' 'Best Global Universities Ranking' list.
STEM Course The MS in Computer Science at UMCP is a government-designated STEM degree and so international students may be eligible for the 24-month F1 OPT (optional practical training) extension.
Master of Science’s Computer Science program at University of Maryland, offers a thesis or non-thesis option. When completing the program without a thesis, students must prepare a scholarly paper, but if students are completing the program with a thesis, students will need to complete a set of credit hours, and do a presentation on their independent accomplishment. Department of Computer Science has opportunities for students for research within the University of Maryland. Students must choose 4 out of the 8 specialized areas: Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Computer Systems, Database Systems, Software Engineering/Programming Languages/HCI, Scientific Computing, Algorithms and Computation Theory, and Visual and Geometric Computing
The following are some courses from the program:
Eligibility and Application Requirements
Job Prospects and Placements for Computer Science at University of Maryland, College Park
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