Masters in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University

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The Case Western Reserve University is located in Cleveland, Ohio, US. The Masters in Computer Science from Case Western Reserve University provides students with experiential and applied learning that ensures a higher level of understanding of the field. 

It is a 30-credit STEM-designated program. The degree is delivered in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University’s College of Engineering and includes 6 months in India and 1.5 years on campus in Ohio, US.

The curriculum offers a challenging study experience for individuals with technical credentials.

#1 University in Ohio
Four semesters and 30 credits degree
The CS program has a STEM designation which will enable international students to avail of a 3-year post-study work visa (Optional Practical Training).
Select one of three tracks with a focus on the course, research or project.
To add new CIS skill sets that empower students to advance or to switch career paths.
Acquire the know-how to earn higher salaries and career placement or advancement
Cost reduction by almost INR 17 lakhs on tuition fee with the Leap Advantage-CWRU pathway program
The tuition rates are subject to change
With Leap Advantage (1 Semester online, 3 on campus)
Regular US Course (4 Semesters on campus)
Tuition Fees
1st Sem fees: $7,200 (INR *5,95,000) + last 3 Sem fees: $37,512 (INR *30,98,491)
Tuition Fees $65,460 (INR *54,06,996)

MS in Computer Science opens up many career opportunities in various fields such as software development, data science, artificial intelligence, cyber security, cloud computing, etc. Graduates can work as:

Software Developer

Data Scientist 

AI Engineer

Cybersecurity Analyst

Cloud Solutions Architect 

DevOps Engineer

Mobile Application Developer 

Web Developer

Database Administrator

Technical Project Manager

6 months in India, 1.5 years on campus in US

Admission process starts in India

1st semester, study online in India. 2nd, 3rd & 4th semester, learn on campus in the US

Academic mentoring, pedagogy and coursework by CWRU faculty and staff.

Non-academic support provided by Leap, including visa counselling, mentorship and soft skills training.

Students continue to work part-time in India, while they earn their first semester course credits online.

Students will have the opportunity to participate in campus assistantships & internships, just like other full-time students.

Eligibility for MS-CS Pathway Program

An undergraduate 4-year engineering degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

English Proficiency test is waived off for students applying through Leap.

GRE/GMAT scores are waived off for students applying through Leap.

Some prerequisite courses are also required like Calculus I, Calculus II, Intro to Data Structures and others.

Application Documentation

3 recommendation letters

Official Transcripts (Digital copy)

Resume (Max - 2 Pages)

Statement of Purpose:
1) Why you chose our program?
2) What do you hope to achieve with the knowledge and skills learned?
3) What value you and your background would bring to the program?

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Colrado State University
I valued working with professors on interesting projects for my final project requirement. Being given the opportunity to build them from scratch and have them serve useful purposes made the work fulfilling while also emulating real-world software development.
Mohammad D
One of the best things about CWRU is they accept you holistically. CWRU wants you to find what you want to do in life, without the added pressure.
Winston K
Going to CWRU gives you exposure to so many opportunities. The career centre mentored me through the interview process, and I already have a job at EY after graduation.
Daniel O

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What is the Leap Advantage-CWRU pathway program?

We have partnered with Case Western Reserve University’s College of Engineering for their MS in Computer Science program. It provides students with experiential and applied learning that will help them gain a higher level of understanding of computer science.

What are the eligibility requirements for this program?

The minimum eligibility requirement is a 4-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in any field with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Please read more in the eligibility section for more information.

What are the English proficiency and other requirements for admission?

The English proficiency requirement is waived for students applying through Leap. Applicants must prove that English was the teaching medium during their previous education. The GRE requirement is also waived for Leap Advantage students.

What is the deadline for the CWRU MS in Computer Science program?

The application deadline for the program is as follows:

For Fall 2023 - July 28, 2023 (you will get an opportunity to avail of the application fee waiver)
Final Deadline for Fall 2023 - Aug 7, 2023

What are STEM and OPT?

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. International Master of Science in Computer Science students can apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), allowing them to work for 12 months in the US after completing the program. The STEM designation of the MCIS program makes students eligible for an additional 24-month OPT extension. With up to 36 months more time to work and network in the US, international students can build valuable professional skills and contacts to help them with their career endeavours.

Are there any scholarships or loans available for the program?

All students can apply for graduate assistantships and /or scholarships. These options are limited and competitive, but they are available. Students must be admitted to apply, and most opportunities require an application by February 1 or March 1 to begin in August. 

Do you accept a 15-year education from India?

For this program, applicants require 16 years of education.

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