Align MS Program in Computer Science

The Columbia University Align M.S. Program in Computer Science offers prospective applicants from non-computer science backgrounds, and those without programming experience, the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to build careers in technology. Some funding will be available for eligible admits. Contact our team at with inquiries about your future with CS@CU Align! Please also visit our FAQ page for more information. 
The CS@CU Align application is OPEN!

Priority Deadline: March 1

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Align Curriculum

The CS@CU Align Curriculum can be customized to meet the needs of our students. The typical course plan will include bridge coursework during the first three semesters (Summer, Fall, & Spring) followed by the traditional MS program coursework. Please review the Align Quickguide to learn more about the curriculum and course planning. 

Align Faculty

Rocco Servedio, Professor &
Chair of the Computer Science

Tony Dear, Lecturer in Discipline,
CS@CU Align MS Program Director

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