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Master of Science in Computer and Information Sciences


Program Overview

These programs each provide the opportunity for advanced study, laboratory work and research in the computing field to enhance professional opportunities in industry or provide the basis for further academic endeavors. Students can choose to pursue a thesis or non-thesis track depending on academic and career goals.

Concentrations Offered

  • Computer Science Thesis
  • Computer Science Non-Thesis
  • Cybersecurity Thesis
  • Cybersecurity Non-Thesis
  • Data Science Thesis
  • Data Science Non-Thesis
  • Information Systems Thesis
  • Information Systems Non-Thesis


Application Information

Helpful Information:

Application Requirement Information

International Applicant Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Application Deadlines

Fall Term . . . . . . . . August 1

Spring Term . . . . . December 1

Summer Term . . . April 15

The following must be submitted by the posted deadline. Incomplete applications with outstanding requirements, or those post-marked after the posted deadline, are subject to cancellation. Once an application has been cancelled, the applicant will be required to apply for the next available term, or as a graduate non-degree seeking applicant (limitations apply).

  • UNF admission application
  • Application fee
  • If applicable, collection holds and judicial holds must be cleared
  • All of the below university and program requirements

Admission Requirements

University requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution, or its equivalent from a foreign institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in all work attempted in the last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study.
  • Official transcripts, and foreign evaluations if applicable, from all post-secondary institutions attended.

Program requirements:

  • GRE test scores
    • Taken within the last 5 years
    • 144 verbal and 148 quantitative
    • Applicants with a previous graduate-level degree from a regionally accredited institution will not be required to submit any test scores for admission consideration


Program Policies

Average Length
of the Program

2 years

Approximate Enrollment


Community Connections

Students taking courses in the CIS graduate program have developed software applications for local medical voluntary associations. In addition, several theses and projects have focused on software applications ultimately used by Shands Hospital and the Mayo Clinic.
Graduate Program Director & Advising Coordinator

Dr. Asai Asaithambi


(904) 620-1304

Building 15 , Room 3119