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Course
Online MS in Computer Science


Degree awarded
Master of Science



Address
Beirut, Lebanon

Telephone
Lebanon: +961 1 785109
United States: +1 646 989 1609

E-mail address
onlineadmissions(at)lau.edu.lb

Type of course
100% Online

Language of tuition
English / American

Length of course
24 months

Cost / fees
For detailed pricing information and to find out more about the payment methods available, please request information and a member of the admissions team will be in touch to discuss your enquiry.

Career Opportunities
Computer network administrator
Computer systems manager
Computer systems analyst

Entry Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized university
  • Minimum GPA – 2.75
  • Official copies of all undergraduate and graduate college transcripts


  • Additional Requirements

  • CV or resume
  • Personal statement


  • Graduates from universities where the language of instruction is not English must submit proof of English proficiency by taking one of the below:

  • IELTS: 6.5
  • TOEFL (IBT): 80
  • Duolingo English Test: 105


  • Graduates from universities where the language of instruction is English are not required to submit proof of English language proficiency. However, an interview may be required.



    Lebanese American University

    Online MS in Computer Science


    The flexible Online MS in Computer Science delivers the cutting-edge skill sets you need to succeed in the rapidly growing technology field in the Middle East and beyond. You will gain an advanced understanding on topics such as data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning and apply what you learn in a range of global contexts.

    Real-World Career Preparation and Customisable Learning

    Through practical, application-oriented learning, this program gives you the expertise needed to meet the goal demand for skilled computer science and data analysis professionals. Taught 100% online, the program has a wide range of elective options built into the curriculum, allowing you to customize your studies and build specialist knowledge in computer security, computer networks, or general computer science.

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    Built In-Demand Computer Science Skill Sets, 100% Online

    Our online programs are delivered in an asynchronous format, so you can complete your coursework from anywhere you have an internet connection. The MS in Computer Science online program has no residency requirement, allowing you to study at your own pace and balance personal commitments whilst earning your degree.

    Whilst studying the MS in Computer Science, you’ll grow your network with classmates from around the world who have a wide range of professional backgrounds. Delivered by the same distinguished faculty, comprehensive curriculum and academic excellence as the on-campus experience.

    Excel in a Range of Computer Science Careers

    The Online MS in Computer Science qualifies you for a variety of roles related to business technology and computer science. The skills gained throughout the program will prepare you for career paths such as:
    • Computer network administrator
    • Computer systems manager
    • Computer systems analyst
    • Data analyst
    • Database administrator
    • Information security analyst
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    Curriculum:

    This 30 – credit program consists of 10 computer science courses that provide an advanced study of topics such as software quality assurance, data science, database systems and more. You will take five core courses (18 credits) followed by a range of electives (12 credits)

    Once graduated, you will have the technical expertise to meet the global demand for skilled computer science and data analytics professionals.

    Advance your career with an online degree from Lebanese American University. Our innovative programs deliver the education you need to excel in your chosen progression and open doors to boundless opportunities.

    With a commitment to creating a globally diverse and culturally rich learning community that provides an accessible higher education experience no matter a student's location or socioeconomic background, LAU is the place where you can reach your potential. As a Lebanese American University student, you can experience academic excellence and a modern curriculum with a global perspective.

    Accelerated, Career – Focused Online Programs

    Online MS in Computer Science

    The flexible Online MS in Computer Science delivers the cutting-edge skill sets you need to succeed in the rapidly growing technology field in the Middle East and beyond. You will gain an advanced understanding on topics such as data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine learning and apply what you learn in a range of global contexts.

    Fast Facts
    • #2 in Lebanon1
    • 100% online degrees
    • 46,000 alumni worldwide
    Why Lebanese American University?

    We empower our students to find their path to success through a commitment to academic excellence. Our distinguished faculty and diverse student population create a competitive and caring community that spans the globe.

    Globally Diverse Community

    We are committed to creating a diverse and culturally rich community that provides accessible education for all.

    Modern Curriculum

    Through modern instructional methods and industry-informed learning experiences, you will graduate with the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your career.

    Distinguished Faculty

    Our faculty excel in teaching, research, and community service, bringing valuable industry expertise and relevant experience to the online classroom and providing one-on-one support.

    Career Preparation

    We encourage you to find your passion and embrace LAU's entrepreneurial spirit. LAU graduates are highly employable, with 82% of graduates finding employment within a year of degree completion.

    Flexible Online Learning

    Join our supportive academic community, connect with your instructors, and network with students from across the globe. Our online programs deliver the same academic quality as on-campus offerings with the flexibility you need for success.

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