You Belong at the Forefront of Computer Science Innovation
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 anonymized 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 master’s education without borders and realize a variety of immediate career opportunities – in AI, secure computing, data science and healthcare.
Since the program is focused on technical skills and professional practice (as opposed to research-oriented programs), you can be confident that employers will recognize your qualification as a mark of excellence.
- 82% of LAU graduates are in employment or further study by at least a year following their studies (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
Be in demand in any sector
What can you do with an online computer science degree? The online MS in Computer Science from the 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.
- Computer systems management expected to grow 16% by 20314
- More than 682,000 new positions for computer science professionals expected by 20315
Program Outcomes and Skills Acquired
What You’ll Learn
- Apply advanced concepts in Artificial Intelligence, computer networks, secure computing, machine learning, algorithmic design and analysis and other main areas in the field
- Demonstrate understanding of current technology trends as well as future disciplines and emerging research areas
- Synthesize and apply information from computing-related literature
- Effectively communicate research orally and in writing
- Identify and address current and emerging computer science problems
Skills You’ll Gain
- Algorithm analysis
- Computer network development
- Database system architecture
- Data security concepts
- Essential leadership
- Network and Computer Systems Administrators. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov.
- Database Administrators and Architects. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov.
- Information Security Analysts. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov
- Computer and Information Systems Managers. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov.
- Computer and Information Technology Occupations. Occupational Outlook Handbook, Bureau of Labor Statistics. https://www.bls.gov.