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Master's Degree Tracks

There are two tracks to a Master's degree:

  • Thesis track for students who demonstrate exceptional aptitude for critical thinking, are interested in learning about research, and/or want to explore the possibility of pursuing a PhD degree (but aren't sure yet).
  • Project track for students who 

The following table summarizes the requirements for the two tracks. To understand all the requirements for the Master's degree, you need to read the individual degree track pages.

 Thesis TrackProject Track
Total credits 36 36
Total Course Credits 30 33
5000/6000-level Course Credits 30 30
4000-level Course Credits 0 up to 3
6650 Thesis Credits 6 not allowed
6660 Computer Science Project Credits not allowed 3