Earn Your M.S. in Computer Science Online from
Top-Ranked Vanderbilt

Designed for aspiring tech professionals, Vanderbilt’s collaborative online program emphasizes applicable computer science and software engineering concepts while covering a breadth of technical subject areas. This comprehensive exploration of the field through hands-on learning will prepare you with the skills needed to solve complex technological problems.

Students who are admitted to and enroll in the upcoming cohort will receive a $20,000 tuition scholarship. GRE scores are not required to submit your application. Complete the form above to learn more.

Complete in as few as 12 months

Apply what you learn directly to your career

Learn in live online classes

Network with diverse classmates

Vanderbilt is ranked No. 15 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report

In addition to its renown as a top university, Vanderbilt is one of the top 20 Most Innovative Universities in the world according to Reuters, recognized for its cross-disciplinary research and collaboration that solves real-world problems.² As a student, you will become a part of this mission to produce real change through creative engineering innovations.


The program offers a rigorous curriculum that focuses on essential computer science knowledge through six key subject areas:

  • Mobile and cloud computing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Distributed systems
  • Intelligent systems
  • Software and systems engineering
  • Computer science theory

You will also develop cross-disciplinary skills and explore emerging topics such as artificial intelligence and cyber-physical systems.

Learning Online at Vanderbilt

All online classes are held live and are taught by expert Vanderbilt faculty. You will also have access to a collaborative learning platform that features:

  • Screen-sharing and annotation tools
  • Small-group break-out rooms and live chat
  • Course content videos and recorded lectures

Take the next step toward developing the skills for a computer science career today.

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¹ U.S. News & World Report, National University Rankings in 2020. www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities. Accessed May 2020.
² Reuters, The World's Most Innovative Universities 2019. https://www.reuters.com/innovative-universities-2019. Accessed May 2020.