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Expanding the Pipeline – Minding the Gaps in the CS Pipeline: The MSCS Degree

In February’s Expanding the Pipeline titled Minding the Gaps in the CS Pipeline: The MSCS Degree, Jan Cuny, et al., of Northeastern University discusses the nontraditional approaches to Computer Science education in the post-graduate domain, focusing on MSCS programs aimed at students who did not major in computer science for their undergraduate degrees. The Align Program at Northeastern University is provided as an example of a program which aims at providing students the core curricula provided by Northeastern’s BS in CS program and other Core-Tier 1 topics and learning outcomes in the ACM/IEEE-Computer Society Guidelines for Undergraduate Curricula in CS. By completing this two-year Bridge program, students then continue directly in the MS program. Read the article in its entirety by clicking the link provided below.

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