Our students come from a variety of backgrounds—with undergraduate majors ranging from math and biology to history and engineering. Whether your undergraduate degree is in the sciences or the liberal arts, whether you’re a recent college graduate or an experienced professional looking to change careers, transform your future with an MS in CS. The Align MS in Computer Science program is specifically designed for people with diverse perspectives and backgrounds who are looking to break into tech. We equip students with the knowledge and work experience they need to have a successful career. Take a look inside their personal stories and see yourself here!
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ALIGN MS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
Northeastern’s MS in Computer Science through the Align program combines core coursework in program design, computer systems, and software development. Elective courses in machine learning, databases, distributed systems, networks and security, and software engineering allow you to tailor your degree to your unique interests. Classroom and cohort-based learning support your development of fundamental computer science and problem-solving skills. As a computer science student, you’re part of a vibrant community and have access to outstanding academic support.
Scholarships are available to minimize the risk of trying the program.
- The Align program is offered in Boston, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley, Vancouver and Toronto (2021)
- Students will gain 6-8 months of work experience in Northeastern’s co-op program
- Many of are offered jobs by their co-op employers
- All graduates of this program are employed in tech positions at leading firms