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Academics | Master's Program

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The CS Master's degree program provides advanced preparation for professional practice. Completion of the program requires 45 units of coursework, and it takes 1.5 years on average for students to complete the full-time program. The MS degree in Computer Science is intended as a terminal professional degree and does not lead to the PhD degree. 

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MS Specializations

As an MS CS student, you will choose one of the nine predefined specializations to pursue. 

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MS Degree Requirements

The MS CS degree requirements and details for your specific concentration of study.

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CS Coterm Program

Undergraduates can concurrently complete their BS and MS degree through this program. 

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The Non-Degree Option (NDO) Program allows non-Stanford students to take CS classes remotely through the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD). To learn more visit the Stanford Online.

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