The CS@CU MS Bridge 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.
The program is designed as a year of rigorous “bridge” coursework composed of introductory computer science courses. This transition prepares students for a seamless entrance into Columbia Engineering’s MS program in Computer Science after the bridge year.
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Please look out for the application for our Summer/Fall 2022 cohort to be released this October.
CS@CU MS Bridge Program Information Sessions
The CS@CU MS Bridge Information Sessions are an opportunity for prospective applicants to learn more about the program requirements, application process, and connect with faculty, staff, and current students.
CS@CU MS Bridge Program Curriculum
The CS@CU MS Bridge Program 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 CS@CU MS Bridge Program Quickguide to learn more about the curriculum and course planning.
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