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IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION

Admission Deadlines

ANNOUNCEMENT- We are no longer accepting applications for Spring 2015 for the MS in Computer Science program in BOSTON. The application is CLOSED for the MSCS program in BOSTON. We are still accepting applications for the MSCS program in Seattle and Charlotte, as well as the MSIA program.

Spring 2015 Semester
MS in Computer Science Program- For SEATTLE and CHARLOTTE applicants only. The application for MSCS Boston is CLOSED.
Admission AND financial assistantship consideration for Domestic and International Applicants  October 15, 2014
Admission only for Domestic applicants or for online international applicants not requiring a visa December 7, 2014
MS in Information Assurance Program
Admission AND financial assistantship consideration for Domestic and International Applicants  November 15, 2014
Admission only for Domestic applicants or for online international applicants not requiring a visa December 7, 2014

 

Fall 2015 Semester
ALIGN, MS in Computer Science, and
MS in Information Assurance Programs
Admission AND financial assistantship consideration for Domestic and International Applicants  March 15, 2015
Admission only for International applicants requiring a visa May 1, 2015
Admission only for Domestic applicants or for online international applicants** not requiring a visa**Online applicants for MSIA program only July 2, 2015
 PhD in Personal Health Informatics
Admission AND financial assistantship consideration for ALL APPLICANTS  December 15, 2014
PhD in Computer Science
 Admission AND financial assistantship consideration for ALL APPLICANTS February 1, 2015
PhD in Information Assurance
Admission AND financial assistantship consideration for ALL APPLICANTS February 15, 2015

 

Special Students
Admission to a specified course(s) Two weeks before start of semester unless otherwise specified*

Applicants to the PhD and MS programs must submit the following materials:

  • Application with personal statement
  • Application fee
  • Resume
  • Unofficial scanned copies of undergraduate/graduate transcripts to be uploaded to the online application (Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended indicating degree earned can be submitted at the time of admission)
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted ONLINE ONLY. We will not accept hard copies of recommendation letters.
  • An official score report of the applicant’s GRE General Examination mailed directly by the Educational Testing Service to INSTITUTION CODE 3679, DEPT. CODE 0402.
    • THE GRE IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THE MASTERS IN  HEALTH INFORMATICS PROGRAM.
  • (International Applicants ONLY) An official score report of the applicant’s TOEFL Examination mailed directly by the Educational Testing Service to INSTITUTION CODE 3679, DEPT. CODE 78. We will also accept the IELTS in place of the TOEFL exam for Computer Science applicants only.
    • Please note: An MS degree from a US institution is not a sufficient substitute for the TOEFL requirement. A valid, recent test will still be required in this case.

Special Student Applicants to the Computer Science and Information Assurance programs must submit the following materials:

  • Application with personal statement referencing the SPECIFIC COURSE (or courses) you are applying to
  • Application fee
  • Resume
  • Unofficial scanned copies of undergraduate/graduate transcripts to be uploaded to the online application (Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended indicating degree earned can be submitted at the time of admission)
  • Two letters of recommendation

Special Student Applicants to Health Informatics program must submit the following materials:

  • An official transcript showing your BS/BA degree or MS degree.
  • Your completed Special Student Application (on which you will list the course/s you want to take). Click here for the special student application.
  • Application fee

Supplemental Application Material Mailing Address

Northeastern University
College of Computer and Information Science
360 Huntington Ave.
202 West Village H
Boston, MA 02115
Attn: Graduate Director

Information for Accepted Students