Complete 48 credits from seventeen courses including four object-oriented software development courses, two theoretical electives, six applied electives, two additional theory courses, two additional electives and fifteen credits of dissertation research.
The first 30 credits of course work are subject to the requirements of the Computer Science (MS) program.
Doctoral candidacy: Successful completion of a written exam after completion of 30 credits and an oral exam after completion of 48 credits. Both exams may be retaken once. Dissertation: Compose and defend a dissertation based on original research.
GPA: A minimum GPA of 3.5 must be maintained throughout the program. Residency: At least one year in the program must be completed as a full-time student. Statute of limitations: Eight years.