5-Year Master’s Program

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5-Year Advanced Bachelors to Master’s Program

The School of Computing offers an accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s (ABM) program in either Computer Science or Information Systems that provides exceptional undergraduate students the opportunity to earn a Master’s degree at an accelerated pace. Six credit hours of graduate course work can be applied toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees. ABM students typically complete the master’s degree within one academic year after completing the undergraduate degree. The ABM program is available to students pursuing the course-only, project, or thesis option.

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For additional information about our program, please contact your advisor or Dr. Tom Johnsten

▼   Example Schedule

First Semester - Senior Year

  • Undergraduate courses as instructed by advisor
  • Graduate core course - 5xx
  • CIS-518 (graduate research methods)

Second Semester – Senior Year

  • Undergraduate courses as instructed by advisor (Note: CIS-497 / 498 is not required)
  • Graduate core course – 5xx
  • Graduate elective course – 5xx

Summer Semester - Graduate Year

  • Graduate Course – 5xx (research directed studies)
  • Graduate elective course – 5xx

Fall Semester – Graduate Year

  • CIS-595 (computer and information sciences research development)
  • Graduate core course – 5xx
  • Graduate elective course – 5xx

Spring Semester – Graduate Year

  • CIS-599 (computer and information sciences thesis)
  • Graduate core course – 5xx
  • Graduate elective course – 5xx