Graduate Program Overview

Graduate Programs

Data Science Certificate

The Data Science Certificate program and its curriculum is designed to connect data analytics and data science skills and knowledge with the needs evident in a host of fields. This certificate program can be taken online or on-campus and seeks to meet a significant need for data analytics experts, targeting a human-centered approach. 

M.S. in Bioinformatics

A joint program between Marquette University and The Medical College of Wisconsin, the bioinformatics specialization is geared toward creating computing applications for the biological science.

M.S. in Computing

The computing program is a professional master's degree that spans the study of computer science, computer engineering, software engineering, information technology and information systems. It is designed to enhance the computing skill set of current practitioners as well as students interested in moving into the computing field. Online course offerings via distance learning enhance the program flexibility for busy professionals and enable students outside the metro area to earn their MS degree. While students in the Computing program need not choose a specialization, we offer two professional specializations that respond to strong needs for workforce development. We have recently institutes a special option for those seeking a career change with little or no computing background.

Specializations available in the M.S. in Computing Program:

  • Specialization in Information Assurance and Cyber Defense
  • Specialization in Big Data and Data Analytics
  • Specialization in Computing Career Change Opportunity

Ph.D. in Computer Science

The Ph.D. program in Computer Science at Marquette University prepares students for careers in research, industry, research laboratories, and institutions of higher education. The program allows students to tailor coursework based on their interests and strengths. The program places particular emphasis on students contributing to applied research in computer science.


Accelerated Degree Programs

Additional Information

For more information on any of these programs, please contact the department office. We'll be happy to answer your questions or arrange for a visit to our department.