Career Outcomes

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 22 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual wage for computer and information research scientists was $126,830 in 2020.

Career opportunities for ASU Online Master of Computer Science graduates include, but are not limited to:

  • Computer network analyst
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer scientist
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information technology manager
  • SEO specialist
  • Software developer
  • Machine learning information security
  • Application development
  • Web development and design

Ready to get started? Apply now.

Career Services

Career and Professional Development Services offers year-round support for online students, designed to strengthen your job search skills, build your resume, enhance your interview skills, and more. Career advising sessions are available for all online students. Appointments can be made by logging in to Handshake. Students and alumni are encouraged to take advantage of the multitude of virtual services including:

  • Online resume reviews
  • Online tool to practice interview questions
  • Online chat with career advisors
  • Downloadable information and sample resumes

Fulton Schools of Engineering Career Center
All students enrolled in this degree program have access to the Fulton Schools of Engineering Career Center, a one-of-a-kind dedicated career center for ASU's engineering students with a robust offering of online services and resources. Learn more.

Learn more by watching our Online Career Services Webinar.

Alumni Network

The merits of a school’s alumni association can be a valuable asset to the development of your social and professional network during your time as a student and beyond.

At Arizona State University, our alumni association shares the culture of community and innovation that informs the student experience on campus and through ASU Online. Thriving chapters exist in more than 40 U.S. cities and over 35 countries, opening up unique opportunities to build meaningful connections with other Sun Devils across the globe. These organizations and events are open to current students as well as alumni, both online and on campus. Access to the association and its resources include faculty and friends of the university, as well as outside businesses and organizations that support the school in various ways.

“Our role is to connect with the nearly 500,000 Sun Devils and provide a number of services to them,” says Tracy Scott, Director of Marketing Communications with the ASU Alumni Association. “Everything from networking opportunities, travel programs, events and robust chapter networks all over the country.”

Learn more building your network with the ASU alumni association.

Admissions Information

Spring B 2023 deadlines:

  • December 14, 2022: Open applications
  • February 13, 2023: Final deadline

When you apply, ASU will make a decision within 2-4 weeks. Once accepted, you can start open courses right away!

Questions? Contact ASU Online Graduate Program Recruitment Services at 1-844-353-7953 or mcsenrollment@asu.edu.

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We encourage you to investigate whether this degree meets your academic and/or professional needs before applying.