UHM recognized for outstanding online M.S. in Computer Science

ComputerScienceOnline.org (CSO), a leading resource for online learning in computer science and related fields, recently published a new list of the Best Online Computer Science Master’s Degree Programs 2014-2015, on which the M.S. Computer Science program at UHM ranks 3rd. Qualifying schools offer a flexible online learning environment in a high-quality, accredited computer science degree program. Included programs made the list based on a variety of criteria, including program offerings, tuition costs, placement services for graduates, and more.

“The institutions listed in our ranking are making technology and innovations a top priority,” said Doug Jones, founder of Computer Science Online. “They offer expansive computer science and other related specialty programs and have shown a commitment to the rising need for online education for working professionals.”

The job growth outlook for computer science related fields is above average, and professionals seeking to advance their careers as computer and information research scientists, computer network architects, or other related fields will need to complete their graduate education in order to keep up in the job market.

“Advanced students are given a number of education and career growth opportunities when they pursue their higher education through the graduate level,” said Jones. “A master’s degree in computer sciences offers not only advancement opportunities in a current position, but can also facilitate success in a new one.”