What will I learn?

The MS in Computer Science – High Performance Computing and Simulations is designed to:

Train a new generation of MS students in Computer Science to solve challenging scientific and engineering problems using high-end parallel computers, high-speed networks, and advanced scientific visualization.

Support a unique dual-degree opportunity, in which students can obtain a PhD in the physical sciences/engineering and an MS in Computer Science, to attract high-quality students.

Train engineers from industry to solve real-world problems using state-of-the-art computational techniques. The program will satisfy the critical need to train students, who have expertise in the physical/biological sciences/engineering and computer science, as evidenced by the current and future trends in cutting edge research and in the job market.

International Students: This program is eligible for the OPT STEM extension.

A minimum of 32 units is required for the MS in Computer Science – High Performance Computing and Simulation degree

Required Courses: 16 units

Technical Elective Courses: 9-12 units (a total of 3 courses with at least one from each group)

Elective Courses: 5-7 units

A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 is required for graduation

A maximum of 4 units may be taken from approved 400-level courses in either Electrical Engineering or Computer Science; the remaining units must be approved courses at the 500 or 600 level

Which department am I in?

USC Viterbi School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (A minimum of 32 units)

Tuition fees
USD $2,075 per unit
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

University of Southern California

University Park Campus,

LOS ANGELES,

California,

90089, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a Bachelor degree earned at an institution recognized by the Ministry of Education.

For international students

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in any engineering or engineering-related disciplines.

Applicants to master's programs who have attained an Internet Based TOEFL (iBT) score of 90, with no less than 20 on each sub-score; or an IELTS score of 6.5, with no less than 6 on each band score.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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