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Graduate Education

The Graduate Program in Computer Science

The College of Information and Computer Sciences offers three graduate degree tracks. Comprehensive course offerings, active research and direct access to state-of-the-art computer facilities provide students with the resources to develop a successful course of study in Computer Science. Special guest seminars and the College's research seminars, which focus on specific research areas, allow advanced students to augment their classroom and laboratory study. In addition, collaboration with such diverse schools and departments as Art, Business, Education, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Linguistics, Mathematics, Psychology and Zoology provides additional opportunities for students. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these interdepartmental links to enrich their educational experience.

Questions about the graduate program in computer science at UMass?

These web pages are our best, on-going effort to provide you with current and useful information about the graduate program and admission to the graduate program. Questions about the graduate program that are not answered here should first go to Leeanne Leclerc (leclerc [at] cs [dot] umass [dot] edu (leclerc at, the College's graduate program manager. She may refer some of these questions to Eliot Moss (gpd [at] cs [dot] umass [dot] edu (gpd at, the College's graduate program director. Either person would appreciate hearing from you with any corrections or suggested improvements, including additional useful links, concerning the graduate program pages.