100% Online Master of Science in

Computer Science

Online MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering Concentration

No Comp-Sci Background? No Problem.

Learn the foundations of programming as well as the advanced skills needed to become an agile software engineer – NO prior computer science degree required.

If you have an aptitude for math and an interest in programming, Merrimack’s flexible bridge program could be a perfect fit. Merrimack’s industry-aligned program features:

  • 100% Online

  • All-in-One: Bootcamp + Master’s Degree

  • Competitive Tuition Under $20,000

  • Complete in 1 Year, Part-Time

  • 8-Week Semesters

  • 6 Start Dates Per Year

  • No Prerequisites or Coding Experience

  • No GRE or GMAT Required

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Career Outlook

6 of the Top 10 “Best Jobs in America for 2021” are in Computer Science and Software Engineering Fields, including:

Java Developer

$95,234Avg Salary

Mobile Engineer

$103,198Avg Salary

Software Engineer

$105,000Avg Salary

Source: Massachusetts Average Salary, GlassDoor, 2021

Software Engineering Concentration

Industry-Aligned Curriculum

Students develop industry-recognized skills and learn to write and deploy object-oriented software applications that are efficient, maintainable, and expandable across multiple languages (Java, Javascript, Python).

Already know some basic coding?
For students who already have basic programming skills, more time is spent on advanced algorithms and the capstone project with their advisor. You’ll meet one-on-one with an advisor to determine which foundational courses are right for you and which you can skip. There is no testing to determine eligibility.

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Merrimack College Accolades

Founded in 1947 as a nonprofit institution, Merrimack College is ranked among the top colleges in the nation. Located 25 miles north of Boston, we are dedicated to delivering quality degrees designed with your career at the center.

  • Money magazine 2018 Most Transformative College
  • U.S. News & World Report 2020 #46 Best Regional Universities/North
  • U.S. News & World Report 2020 Top 10 Most Innovative School Regional Universities/North
  • The Princeton Review 2018 Best Regional College
  • Transitioning Athletics to Division 1 and joining the Northeast Conference in 2019-20

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