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Online MS in Computer Science: Career Outlook

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Drawing on insights and expertise from a variety of energetic, research-driven faculty, the online MS in Computer Science provides students with access to some of the most successful computer applications and real-world industry data sets from the region.

It’s this exposure to local, regional and multi-national industry cases which allows students to directly interact with anonymised data sets and find answers to some of the world’s biggest technological challenges. It’s a distinctive study journey where you’ll gain a masters education without borders and realise a variety of immediate career opportunities – from AI, secure computing, data science and healthcare.

Since the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology (ABET) – you can be confident that employers will recognise your qualification as a mark of business excellence.

  • 82% graduates are in employment or further study by at least a year following their studies at LAU (2020)
  • Choose career-focused electives in computer networks, artificial intelligence or secure computing

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In-Demand Computer Science Careers

Computer network administrators oversee the functions of an organization’s computer network. They are responsible for detecting and solving technical problems within the network.1

Information security analysts work to protect an organization’s private information. They oversee cybersecurity systems and detect potential security breaches.3

Database administrators design networks to be used by an organization to protect private data.2

Computer systems managers oversee the information technology used by an organization and ensure the company is using the latest tech tools.4

Business Technology Expertise for a Fast-Growing Industry

What can you do with an online computer science degree? The online MS in Computer Science from Lebanese American University opens the door to countless lucrative opportunities. The degree prepares you for today’s most in-demand tech careers by delivering expert skills in data science, database system architecture, algorithm analysis and more.

Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired

What You’ll Learn

Skills You’ll Gain

  • Algorithm analysis
  • Computer network development
  • Database system architecture
  • data security concepts
  • Essential leadership

Career Support

Career Services

Lebanese American University offers online resources to help students broaden their career choices and understand the value of their education in relation to employment.

Alumni Network

Become part of a community of +46,000 alumni from across the globe.

Resume and Cover Letter Development

We help you navigate the process of developing a resume and cover letter so you’re ready to pursue in-demand positions.

One-on-One Support

We guide each student based on their individual goals and strengths through a tailored curriculum and personalized attention.


  1. Network and Computer Systems Administrators. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  2. Database Administrators and Architects. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  3. Information Security Analysts. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  4. Computer and Information Systems Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  5. Computer and Information Technology Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics.