I chose EKU because I am a unique student with unique needs, and EKU provides an avenue for students like me to succeed.
Learn essential skills for today’s digital work environment through a personalized and tailored master’s degree in computer science.
Program benefits include:
Complement your master of computer science degree with a specialized certificate. Select one of three specialty areas, based on your interests and career goals, and earn a certificate in that area as you complete your degree – at no additional cost.
Designed for working professionals, certificates are an excellent way to customize your computer science degree for your own needs. Flexibility in your course work allows you to maximize your work experience, enhance your credentials and gain a competitive edge in the job market.
For a full list of course descriptions, see section 7 of the University graduate catalog.
CSC 730 – Programming and Data Structures (3)
The application and implementation of data structures including arrays, linked lists, stacks, queues, heaps, trees and graphs and their related algorithms, using an object-oriented programming language
CSC 815 – Computer Administration and Security (3)
Operating system concepts, installation and setup system administration, managing system services, program security, viruses and worms, encryption, database security, security policies, legal and ethical issues
CSC 831 – Databases and Algorithms (3)
Models and principles of information systems and database languages. The logical and physical design as well as the implementation and use of database systems
CSC 834 – Software Engineering (3)
Planning, organizing, monitoring, and controlling the implementation of a software project
Eastern Kentucky University is consistently recognized as being one of the best online colleges in the nation.
Eastern Kentucky University is a nationally recognized public university located in Richmond, Kentucky. Established in 1874, EKU strives to make quality education available to everyone. A brick-and-mortar accredited institution, EKU began offering online degrees in 2006 and continues to service all students with our on-campus offerings.
The University offers more than 50 online programs in various areas of study, designed for adult learners who want to earn a college degree or certificate while working full-time or juggling other life priorities. Online programs are available through the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, College of Business, College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, College of Education & Applied Human Sciences, College of Health Sciences, and College of Justice, Safety & Military Science.