MSCS Program / Admission

If you have gone through all of these pages and determined that the MSCS degree at Concordia University Wisconsin is a program that you are interested in, follow the steps below to begin the program. 

Admissions Process

1. Application (Please submit the following):

  • Application
  • Non-refundable application fee ($ 50)
  • One page essay describing your motivation for choosing Concordia University Wisconsin as your graduate studies home and the MSCS program as your focus of study
  • The most recent résumé of your education and employment experience
  • Two signed letters of recommendation using the Recommendation Form (recommendation letters on letterhead may also be submitted)
  • All official transcripts leading to your bachelor’s degree

Please note:

  • Graduate entrance exams such as the GRE are not required
  • This program has a minimum undergraduate GPA requirement of 3.00
  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or a closely related discipline from a regionally accredited US university
  • If you have completed graduate level classes in the last seven years and wish to have them evaluated for possible transfer, please contact your admissions counselor for more information on transferring graduate credits
  • International students should contact the Office of International Student Services for additional application requirements

2. Evaluation
When an applicant’s file is complete, the file is forwarded to the Admission Committee for review.

3. Admission
If the student is admitted, an acceptance letter will be mailed to the student and the student’s Falcon One Student ID number. Password information to access My CUW will be sent separately from the Information Technology office. Your advisor will be able to give you information regarding completion of the required student orientation before you begin your first class.

Non-Degree Seeking Graduate Students

  • Please complete the Non-Degree Application
  • Non-degree applicants only need to submit an application to begin admission review; however academic transcripts may be requested to complete our review

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