Lists FSU’s Online Master’s in Computer Science Among Best in the Country

Aug 3, 2017 1:50 PM, an online resource for individuals interested in computer science degrees, recently ranked Frostburg State University’s online Master’s in Applied Computer Science fifth among the top 30 best online master’s in computer science degree programs for 2017.

FSU offers the degree in person and online.

In its description of FSU’s online Master’s in Applied Computer Science, noted the program is designed to prepare students for careers in various fields of IT and network security. Several specialization options allow students to tailor their degree toward specific career goals or personal interests. Specializations include database, data mining, data warehousing or generalist. Online courses are taught by the same professors who teach on campus and include database management systems, networking and data communications, and web development and programming. Admission to the program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Graduate tuition and fees are estimated at $8,702.

For its ranking, reviewed more than 70 accredited colleges and universities that offered online master’s in computer science or related degree programs like computer engineering or network technology. The original pool of schools was listed by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES College Navigator). looked at university or program rankings with major publications like Forbes magazine or U.S. News and World Report and selected institutions that had received regional, national or program rankings. The company then listed the schools in order of affordability.

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For information about FSU’s MS in Applied Computer Science, call the Office of Graduate Services at 301-687-7053, email or visit