UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Master of Science in Computer Science

Current Student Resources

Foundation courses in Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management and Software Engineering are prerequisites for all MS in Computer Science courses. Significant, current experience in the computer science industry or a related field is also expected of students prior to enrolling in MSCS courses. You must finish the listed foundation prerequisites before taking the corresponding MSCS courses, as listed below:

Take these foundation courses in order to take the MSCS courses in the next column.

Take these MSCS courses after completing the foundation courses in the previous column.

Required MSCS courses

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming

CSIS 630 Enterprise and Cloud Computing

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming

CSIS 631 Distributed and Mobile Cloud Computing

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management, Software Engineering

CSIS 634 Software Engineering and Design Patterns

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming,

CSIS 732 Information Security

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management

CSIS 733 Computing for Data Science and Big Data Analysis

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming

CSIS 735 Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming

CSIS 736 Technology Innovation, New Product Development and Sustainability

Programming I, Programming II, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management, Software Engineering

CSIS 738 Practicum


Student Handbook 

The UWRF Master of Science Computer Science (MSCS) Student Handbook provides information about technology requirements, academic policies and procedures, university services and more. The MSCS Student handbook can be found here.   

For more information, contact:
Leanne Van Allen
, Director
715-425-4691
mscs@uwrf.edu