Computer Science

Program description

The Master’s program in computer science provides an opportunity to explore the breadth and depth of advanced knowledge in the discipline. Computer science programs provide a well-rounded education that teaches computing principles and fundamentals relevant to a career in cybersecurity.

Two program options are available to students: Master’s by Thesis (fewer courses and involves a more substantial research project) and Master’s by Course (more courses and includes a limited research component). Students must have a four-year bachelor’s degree or its equivalent (with at least a B average based on their last 20 half courses or equivalent).

Students of this program will learn about/develop skills in the following areas:

• Data security

• Cryptography

• Ethical issues in computer science

• Computer networks

Course website

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Lakehead University

Faculty of Science & Environmental Studies


Two years

Credential awarded

Master of Science in Computer Science degree

Program contact

    Telephone: (807) 766-7211


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