This graduate program requires 33 credit hours of courses in computer and information science.

This program is designed to meet the needs of two groups of students: those who have completed an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, and those with degrees in related fields who want to develop their knowledge and skill in computer science. The program has attracted national and international students. Most of the graduates have found satisfying careers.

Admission Requirements: meet all admission requirements set by University.

Application Package includes:

Official transcript for all academic work on the collegiate level

Two letters of recommendation


GRE is not required for Computer and Information Science graduate program admission

If you are an international applicant, your official transcript needs to be evaluated by one certified evaluator or company. Please contact the office of graduate studies for more information.

Application procedure: Please visit Graduate Studies, Alcorn State university website:

Graduation Requirements:

Applicants have option to enroll one of three courses: Internship (3 credit hour course), or Research Project (3 credit hour course) or Thesis (6 credit hour course) as their last course in the program.

Click here for Internship option program sheet (all course list) (click here)

This program will focus on following areas of studies:

Artificial Intelligence

Cyber Security

Database Management

Programming Languages