Master of Science in Computer Science


Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)

The Master of Science in Computer Science program at San Jose is for students who are interested in both technology and business management aspects of technology. The program is taught within a Christ-centered environment. Graduates from this program will learn the foundations of computing with the latest computing technology. With the business management training, students will be able to be project managers and technology leaders.

 28-36 MONTHS


We welcome talented students from the four corners of the globe to come here to share their expertise, visions for the future and dedication to improving our world.

  • San Jose campus located in the heart of the Silicon Valley
  • Monthly weekend classes
  • Meals provided

Classes: Fridays: 6pm – 9:45pm | Saturdays: 8am – 6:00pm

  •  Classes take place 1 weekend per month
  • 7 week-long classes
  • $660 per unit (Financial Aid available. Yellow Ribbon College for Veterans)

Basic full admission requirements into the program are consistent with the graduate studies policies already established by the University. They include:

  • Verification of a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • University application form
  • Two personal reference forms
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better
  • No GMAT Required

Additional Requirements

  • Verification of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • A comprehensive and working knowledge of two programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, C and C++, etc.). Prefer at least two years of programming.
  • Comprehensive mastery of an operating system (e.g., Windows), skills in navigating the Internet, using computer tools such as word processors, file and document processing, spreadsheets, etc.


  • Web Stack
  • Mobile Computing
  • Computer Networking
  • Software Engineering
  • Operating Systems
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Database Systems
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Cryptograph
  • Data Science

Having been established in the Silicon Valley for over 75 years, Jessup University has placed an emphasis on applying what a student learns over the course of their academic studies through internships during their junior or senior year as well as during their graduate studies. Our students benefit from these internships as it gives them an advantage when applying for graduate school or when beginning their careers upon graduation.

Internships are such a focus at Jessup that this past year, 87% of the students participated in an internship, many at Fortune 500 companies both in Sacramento and the Silicon Valley. We hope that when you are considering applying for a university to pursue your educational goals you also consider Jessup and how you could greatly benefit from participating in our internship program. Below you will find a list of companies our students have interned or have begun their careers at:

  • Technology (Google, Apple, NVIDIA, Amazon, Hewlett Packard, Oracle, Facebook, Aerojet, Intuitive Networks, Prima Games, Inductive Automation, Solar City)
  • Financial management (Northwestern Mutual, Edward Jones, Merrill Lynch, CalPERS)
  • Banking (Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Golden I Credit Union, Wells Fargo, Five Star Bank)
  • Accounting/CPA (Deloite, Ernst & Young, Benn & Leman, State Auditor of California)
  • Sales (Hilton Hotels Worldwide, Marriott Hotels, Enterprise Rent A Car)
  • Mass media (Air 1 & K-LOVE national media network, KHTK Radio)
  • Sports Marketing (NBA Team: Sacramento Kings, Peter Jacobsen Sports)
  • Public Policy (California Governor’s office, Board of Equalization, within Assembly/Senate
  • Healthcare Administration (Sutter Health, Kaiser Permanente, Blue Shield)
    K-12 Teaching (Over 600 schools throughout the Northern California region)
  • Higher Education (Numerous Top 100 Colleges and Universities)

Ahmad A. Shaar, DBA

Program Director - MBA & MSCS Programs, San Jose; Professor

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Ahmad A. Shaar, DBA

Program Director - MBA & MSCS Programs, San Jose; Professor

Ken Raskin

Department Chair, Computer Science; Assistant Professor, School of Business

Manuel Salazar III, Ed.D., M.B.A., C.P.A.

Associate Dean - School of Business; MAcc Director

Howard Ray Bryant, MBA

Associate Professor - School of Business

Stephen Strombeck, Ph.D.

Dean, Professor - School of Business

Richard L Yang, J.D.

Associate Professor - School of Business


Andrew Richardson, CIA

Adjunct, MBA & Master of Accountancy

Bruce Elliot

Adjunct, MBA, San Jose

Chad Dupic

Dean, Professor - School of Business

Ed Rice

Adjunct, MBA

Mary Lawrence-Jones

Adjunct, MBA, Online

Gauthier Vasseur

Adjunct, Intl. MBA, San Jose

Mark Ellis

Adjunct, MBA

Tahoe Park

Adjunct, Intl. MBA, San Jose

Tim Dupic

Adjunct, Intl. MBA, San Jose

Steve Bretches

Adjunct, Intl. MBA, San Jose


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