Computer Science MS
The Computer Science MS degree program is intended to prepare individuals with a strong mathematical, scientific, or technical background for entry into the computer science field at an advanced level and for further study leading to the doctorate.
STEM and OPT
The MS degrees offered by the School of Engineering at University of Bridgeport are classified by ICE (US Immigration and Customs Enforcement) as STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) degrees. Therefore, all International Students who earn an MS degree are eligible for twelve (12) months of OPT (Optional Practical Training) and at the end of the twelve months of OPT, the student and the company the student works for, can apply for an extension of twenty-four (24) additional months of work, as long as the company is an E-verify company. In summary, a graduate with an MS degree can work under OPT in the USA for a total of thirty-six (36) months.
For more information, visit International Student Services.
Financial Stipends and Scholarships
The following Financial Stipends and Scholarships are available for qualified student applicants. For more information, please refer to Tuition and Fees.
(A) Graduate Merit Award
University of Bridgeport offers a Merit Scholarship to help deserving students meet their financial obligations of pursuing a graduate degree.
(B) Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and Student Workers employment
Graduate Assistantships, Research Assistantships, and Student Workers employment are also available for qualified students. For more information, please refer to On-Campus Jobs.
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Find additional information about the Computer Science MS degree in the academic catalog.