Master of Science in Engineering Science with a Concentration in Computer Science Program By University of the Pacific | Top Universities

Master of Science in Engineering Science with a Concentration in Computer Science

Master of Science in Engineering Science with a Concentration in Computer Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Study Level Masters
  • Duration 12 months
  • Scholarships No

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The Master of Science in Engineering Science (MSES) is designed to strengthen students’ technical, analytical, and professional breadth and depth. Students are introduced to techniques and best practices of professional research and learn the foundations for assessing the merits of published technical findings. The goal of the graduate program in the School of Engineering and Computer Science is threefold: to advance student professional standing; to extend the curiosity, intellectual capacities, and knowledge of its students; and to stimulate and support the products of intellectual inquiry. Students interested in eventually pursuing a PhD often build upon this training by engaging in research and completing a thesis. Other students interested in applied technology may prefer to enhance their studies with a graduate-level practicum experience in industry, or by taking additional coursework. Thesis and Non-thesis Options The MSES program has two degree options: thesis and non-thesis plans, each requiring a minimum number of 30 units. The thesis plan requires students to perform independent research and culminates in the completion of a thesis based on the findings of the research. The thesis plan is intended for students who plan to pursue a career in research or plan to pursue a PhD. The non-thesis option allows students to complete a project, engage in directed experiential learning, or complete all their units through coursework. Learning Outcomes 1. A broad understanding of problem-solving, design, and research skills necessary to operate in the interdisciplinary arena of engineering and computer science. 2. Extend the curiosity, intellectual capacities, and knowledge of its students. 3. Stimulate and support the products of intellectual inquiry. Students interested in eventually pursuing a PhD often build upon this training by engaging in research and completing a thesis. Other students interested in applied technology may prefer to enhance their studies with a graduate-level practicum experience in industry, or by taking additional coursework. Master of Science in Engineering Science with a concentration in Computer Science Students must complete a minimum of 30 units with a Pacific cumulative grade point average of 3.0 in order to earn the Master of Science in engineering science degree. Six of the 30 units may be upper division undergraduate courses approved by the advisor. A single course cannot fulfill requirements in both the MSES and BS degree.

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