By choosing WPI’s MS in Computer Science (CS), you immediately become part of our international reputation for innovative excellence, advancing the ever-growing CS field, and working beside principal investigators in the labs and in collaboration with industry partners. Your work ventures outside of the ordinary at WPI, incorporating core CS competencies with research in areas like artificial intelligence, data mining, learning sciences, game development, mobile computing, and security.
Whether you choose the thesis or non-thesis option, you will emerge as a well-rounded, confident, socially aware, globally focused leader who is ready to solve real-world problems.
No matter what areas of computer science interest you most, you’ll find a supportive infrastructure and encouraging environment at WPI. Meaningful collaboration with other fields is a deeply held value here, and with our interdisciplinary curriculum you’ll be able to forge ahead in diverse areas like medical imaging, systems security, intelligent tutoring, health informatics, and data mining.
You have the flexibility to choose the right blend of courses to suit your interests and career goals, choosing from classes like Advanced Systems Architecture, Multimedia Networking, Artificial Intelligence, and Biovisualization.
At WPI, you’ll conduct advanced research with our renowned faculty members in core research groups supported by agencies like the National Science Foundation, US Department of Education, and US Army, including the following:
You’ll have access to our state-of-the-art research facilities offering the latest in computers and software. These resources, such as the Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Lab and the Applied Logic and Security Lab, allow for creative and inspired exploration in areas like Internet privacy, next-generation user interfaces, and artificial intelligence.
WPI actively supports lots of ways for you to interact with other students and the campus community through clubs, organizations, and more. Some are even designed specifically for Computer Science students:
As the use of computers and computing devices becomes more pervasive around the world, talented computer scientists like you will only become more valuable, with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting about 4.4 million jobs by 2024.
Computer Science Department