decisions are based on the applicant's submission of
academic transcripts, GRE results, TOEFL results (for
international students), letters of recommendation,
and an essay on the applicant's scholarly and professional
ambitions. A BA/BS degree with substantial background
in computing is required. Industrial experience in software
engineering is preferred but not required.
Applications should be received by June 1 and October 1 for admission
to the next Fall or Spring semesters, respectively.
For further information or
application material to about our Master's Program, please contact the
Computer Science Department at:
Master of Science in Computer Science-SE
Computer Science Department
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0781