Graduate Pathway in Computer Science with CS Background

INTO Illinois State University, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2022

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Total Course Fee

USD 27,600

Course Accredited By

NA

  • 1 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Pathway Programme
Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees.
An INTO Illinois State University Graduate Pathway program in Computer Science with CS background will prepare the student to enter their next semester of a master’s degree program at Illinois State University.
  • Degree emphasizes foundational knowledge in computer science and programmatic application of fundamental concepts in leading-edge applications
  • This track is appropriate for a range of students, including industry computing professionals seeking career advancement, students wishing to expand on their undergraduate computer science work and/or prepare for doctoral degree
  • Graduate Pathway option does not require GRE/GMAT examination for entry or progression to degree
  • Students in the MSCS program have the opportunity to participate in prominent research in the IT industry with our dedicated IT faculty
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Accelerated

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 1 Semester

Standard

  • Start dates January August
  • Program length 2 Semesters

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2022
  • August 2022

Standard
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related background with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, IELA 169, Password 6, Completion of Academic English Level 4, or Duolingo 95.

Accelerated
Age requirement

  • 17

Academic requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or related background with 2.5 GPA out of 4.0.

English language entry requirements

  • 1 Semester: TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, Password 7, or Duolingo 105.
  • 33 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1

  • IDS 403 Writing for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • IDS 405 Reading for Academic Purposes 3 Credits
  • IT 426 Advanced Software Engineering 3 Credits
  • IT 448 or IT 441 Introduction to Machine Learning, or Big Data 3 Credits
  • Total 12 Credits

Semester 2

  • IDS 401 Advanced Writing for Graduate Students 3 Credits
  • Two Elective Courses 6 Credits
  • Total 9 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

Additional Entry Requirements

Completion of the following:

  • Undergraduate courses with a grade
  • of B or better: - Structured Problem-
  • Solving - Introduction to Data
  • Structures - C Programming -
  • Computer Organization - Algorithms
  • & Data Structures - Principles of
  • Operating Systems - Database
  • Processing
  • Accelerated 
  • Tuition Fees: 1 Semester $15890 
  • Standard
  • Tuition Fees: 2 Semesters $27600

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