Computer Science, Undergraduate Certificate

This certificate is available to students who are working on or possess an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering field but lack a formal credential in the computer science field. The certificate also is geared toward students who have shown an aptitude for graduate study but do not have the academic prerequisites required for admittance into a graduate MS computer science program.

 

Program Requirements

Undergraduate certificates are awarded concurrently with the bachelor’s degree, i.e., at graduation.  (Individuals already holding a bachelor’s degree will be awarded the certificate upon completion of the certificate program.)  Please see the University Catalog for complete information on program requirements and policies.  Additional specifications may apply.

Admissions Requirements

Students must have programming experience at the level of CS 112211, and 262 and either a BS in a technical field with a 3.00 GPA or higher, or current enrollment in a technical undergraduate major.

The undergraduate certificate in computer science may be pursued on a full-time basis except when limited by prerequisite constraints.

Certificate Requirements (27 credits)

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Opportunities

The computer science certificate is available to students who are working on or possess an undergraduate degree in a science or engineering field but lack a formal credential in the computer science field. The certificate also targets students who have shown an aptitude for graduate study but do not have the academic prerequisites required for admittance into a graduate MS computer science program.

This information is being provided here for your planning purposes only. For official catalog information, please refer instead to the official George Mason University Catalog Website at http://catalog.gmu.edu.