Students in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering have the opportunity to dive deeper into artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, software engineering, natural language processing, and other research areas that contribute to community and global needs. These programs give students the ability to create a real-world impact within their community.
MS in Computer Engineering has been ranked #19 in 2021 Best Value Computer Engineering Master's Degree Schools.
The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas offers a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering, a Master's degree in Computer Engineering, a Master's degree in Computer Science, and a Master’s degree in Cybersecurity, a Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence, and a Master's degree in Data Engineering. We also have a Professional Master of Science in Computer Science offered partly at our Frisco Campus. All of our M.S. programs are STEM-designated.
Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering
Master's Degree in Artificial Intelligence
Master's Degree in Computer Engineering
Master's Degree in Computer Science
- CSCI-MS Requirements (Updated 8/15/22 )(If admitted Fall 2022 or after.)
- CSCI-MS Requirements(If admitted before Fall 2022)
Master's Degree in Cybersecurity
To speed up processing and improve the chances of being accepted to the MS in Cybersecurity program, we strongly encourage students to submit a CV, a statement of purpose (SOP), and references to https://engineering.unt.edu/webforms/submission-graduate-application-documents.
Master's Degree in Data Engineering
Professional Master of Science in Computer Science PMCS (formerly Executive MS)
Please check our admission requirements before you apply. And visit FAQs page to get answers about our graduate programs.
Updated guidance on admission expectations: The Fall 2022 CSE grad admission rate was 37%. The average undergraduate GPA of admitted MS students was 3.5 and GRE score averages were GREQ 165, GREV 154, and GRE AW over 3.
Dates for PhD Applicants
To receive full consideration for an assistantship, you must submit your application in ApplyTexas by the following dates:
Spring Semester (to be considered for department funding): October 15thSpring Semester Hard Deadline: November 15th
Fall Semester (to be considered for department funding): April 15thFall Semester Hard Deadline: July 15th
Dates for Master's Applicants
Spring Semester (to be considered for department funding): October 15thSpring Semester Hard Deadline: November 15thFall Semester (to be considered for department funding): April 15thFall Semester Hard Deadline: July 15th
Please check the status of your application at http://my.unt.edu. This is the most current information on your application. It will list any pending information needed.
Due to the large volume of applications received to the department, we do not pre-review applications via email. Applications are processed by the Graduate School and then forwarded to the department if they meet all the previous departments' requirements. If it states that the application has been forwarded to the department it is in committee to be reviewed. Once a decision has been made it will be posted and reflect on http://my.unt.edu.
Calling or writing the department will NOT speed the process. The department will not give you a time frame on when a decision will be made. The department will contact applicants at the email listed on the application if more information is needed. The department is aware of the appointments that international students make in their countries to receive the proper documentation to attend UNT. Due to the constant change in international law international students need to direct ALL international, I20, and/or VISA questions to the International Advising Department at email@example.com. The CSE department will NOT advise or answer these questions. Information about an applicant will NOT be given out via telephone, so please email the CSE Graduate Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
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