Marquette University admissions and deadlines

The online M.S. in Computer and Information Science program is designed for your career success. Join when it best fits your schedule with three start dates available throughout the year: fall, spring and summer. Please note that students enrolling in the career changer pathway must begin courses in the summer term.

Computer and Information Science admissions deadlines

TermPriority deadlineFinal deadlineStart date
Summer 2024April 8, 2024May 06, 2024May 20, 2024

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Marquette admissions requirements

You must hold an undergraduate bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent foreign degree. If you have significant work experience and your GPA is less than 3.0, you will be considered based on your academic performance combined with references relevant to successful work experience.

During the application process, you will need to submit the following materials.

  • Completed online application form
  • $50 application fee
    • Waiver available if you attend an information session or are a Marquette University alum
  • Current and previous transcripts from colleges and universities attended (excluding Marquette)
    • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted with your application; once admitted, final official transcripts from past academic institutions will be required prior to registration
    • Showcase computer coursework including software development, data structures and algorithms, or equivalent experience
    • If you do not have relevant coursework reported on transcripts, please explain alternative experiences when applying, or apply to the career-changer pathway
  • Statement of purpose outlining relevant work experience or education, career goals, possible areas of interest, and reasons for seeking admission to this program
  • Three letters of recommendation from professors or professionals familiar with your abilities, academic work or professional background
  • International applicants only: official TOEFL score report (minimum 80 on the Internet-based version) or other acceptable proof of English proficiency
Priority application deadline
April 8
Summer 2024 term
Application deadline
May 6
Summer 2024 term
Next start
May 20
Summer 2024 term
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