Computer Science

College of Engineering & Applied Science - Boulder

Format

Online

An online class is delivered 100% electronically using the internet or other computer-based methods. The teaching is conducted from a remote location through an online course learning management system or other online or electronic tools. Students have access to the teacher and classmates synchronously, asynchronously, or both. Online classes typically are term-based, but some may be offered in a self-paced format.

The computer science Master of Engineering does not require a residency on campus and is intended to meet the needs of those practicing engineers who are working full time outside the university. It allows participants to pursue an integrated program of studies by specializing in one engineering discipline and selecting courses from other engineering fields and business subjects related to the individual student's professional work.

How to Apply

The graduate education application process is complex with varying requirements for each program of study. We encourage you to carefully review the graduate admissions website for degree program requirements, application requirements and application deadlines. The departments make all final decisions on applications. Please direct any inquiries directly to the program you wish to apply to.

Degree Requirements

Each program has specific degree requirements set by the department. You can find details as well as contact information on the department program page on admission requirements, department standards, test scores, supplemental materials, and deadlines. Some departments have pre-application requirements or other important information for prospective students.

State Authorization

The University of Colorado must be authorized, exempted, or licensed by each state to offer its online programs to non-Colorado resident students. Below is a list of states with restrictions on enrollment and activity. Students living in these states cannot enroll in any online course, program, certificate, or degree offered:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Utah

States with TBD or Not Set Status:

Students living in the following states must contact a program advisor before enrolling in the program:

  • Armed Forces Europe
  • Armed Forces Pacific
  • Guam
  • Puerto Rico
  • US Virgin Islands