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Doctor of Computer Science

D.Sc Program Requirements


Program Requirements

Completion of a minimum of 60 graduate-level credit hours (not including dissertation) from amoung the list of courses for the doctoral program recommended by the Doctoral Program Committee. Additional courses may be assigned to those students who do not have a computer science background.

  1. Completion of the core program requirements with a minimum GPA of 3.25
  2. Completion of an approved program of study with a minimum GPA 3.00
  3. Advancement to candidacy
  4. Pass qualifying examination
  5. Pass comprehensive examination
  6. Present an acceptable dissertation proposal to the dissertation committee
  7. Satifactory completion of 12 dissertation credits
  8. Successful oral defense and completion of the dissertation