Push the boundaries of technological innovation in Troy University’s Master of Science in Computer Science program. Here, you’ll learn how to design, develop and implement complex systems, gaining both technical skills and a deep understanding of theory that allows you to work on everything from AI and data science, bioinformatics, cyber security and cloud applications to video game programs. If you’re interested in advanced-level careers in computer science or graduate study, TROY’s master’s in computer science program offers the intensive education and experience you need to achieve your goals.
Upon completion of the master of computer science program, you will be prepared to pursue a variety of career paths, ranging from software development and network administration to data analysis and cyber security.
Artificial intelligence pushes the limits of computer science by analyzing, designing and implementing self-learning and automatic machines. In the AI concentration, you’ll be part of this groundbreaking field, working on projects that focus on data-driven system development, game design, data gathering and cleaning, knowledge representation, and logic and reasoning.By pursuing a master of computer science in AI at Troy University, you'll be prepared to excel in a variety of roles at the forefront of technological advancement. With expertise in AI, you can pursue careers as an AI researcher, data scientist, machine learning engineer, AI software developer or AI consultant. Additionally, you'll be equipped to contribute to industries such as health care, finance, gaming, robotics and automation, where the applications of AI are rapidly expanding. Prepare yourself for a world of opportunities and make a significant impact in the exciting field of artificial intelligence.
Bioinformatics combines computer science, biology and statistics to analyze and interpret biological data and understand the complexity of living organisms. In this concentration, you will learn how to develop algorithms and software tools for analyzing biological data and gain the skills needed to pursue a career in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals or academia.The bioinformatics emphasis also includes projects focusing on protein sequence analysis, data gathering and preparation, health condition, and disease prediction and health data analysis. After completing the program, you’ll be prepared to work in a wide variety of bioinformatics and computer science careers, including bioinformatics scientist, bioinformatics engineer, health care software developer and health care data analyst.
In the cloud and big data concentration, you will delve into the cutting-edge technologies of cloud computing and big data analytics. Gain expertise in designing and implementing scalable and efficient cloud-based solutions to handle large volumes of data. Explore advanced techniques for data storage, retrieval and analysis, and learn how to extract meaningful insights from massive datasets.
Through hands-on projects and coursework in this master’s in computer science concentration, you will develop proficiency in cloud platforms, distributed systems,
data management and data mining. Upon graduation, you will be well-equipped to pursue
roles such as cloud architect, big data engineer, cloud consultant and data analyst.
Join the forefront of technological innovation and make a significant impact in the
world of cloud computing and big data analysis.
The computer network and security concentration focuses on using computer science skills to analyze, design and implement policies and practices to prevent and monitor unauthorized access, misuse, modification or denial of computer resources.
In this master’s in computer science concentration, you’ll work on projects that focus on building modern cipher systems, intrusion detection systems, data-driven security systems and building secure computer networks.This concentration prepares you to work in computer science careers such as network security engineer, security architect, security administrator, system administrator, network administrator and network consultant.
The cyber security concentration of the computer science master’s program equips you with skills in analyzing, designing and implementing policies and practices that prevent and monitor unauthorized access, misuse, modification or denial of computer resources. Within this concentration, you will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on projects that focus on various aspects of cyber security, including security auditing, the development of adversarial and defense networks, and secure software development. These practical experiences will enable you to apply your knowledge and skills in real-world scenarios, further enhancing your understanding of the field.
Graduates of this program can pursue diverse professional pathways, such as penetration
testing, where you assess and identify vulnerabilities in systems and networks, cyber
security auditing, where you evaluate and ensure compliance with security standards,
cyber security engineering, where you design and implement robust security measures,
and cyber security analysis, where you analyze and respond to security incidents and
This computer science graduate program concentration offers a comprehensive curriculum that combines mathematics, statistics, and computer science to extract valuable insights from data. In this program, you will develop the skills necessary to analyze complex datasets, build predictive models, and make data-driven decisions.
Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, you will learn statistical methods, data mining techniques, machine learning algorithms and data visualization tools. Gain hands-on experience working with real-world datasets and tackle challenging problems in various domains, including business, health care, finance and social sciences.
By mastering the techniques of data science, you will be prepared for diverse career
opportunities as a data scientist, data analyst, machine learning engineer, business
intelligence analyst or data engineer. Join the rapidly expanding field of data science
and become a valuable asset in transforming raw data into meaningful insights for
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