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Hood College

Programs in Computer and Information Sciences

Frederick, MD

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Overview

Hood College / Programs in Computer and Information Sciences is located in Frederick, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Cybersecurity
Master of Science (MS) Computer science
Master of Science (MS) Cybersecurity
Master of Science (MS) Information technology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 71
Other Advanced Degrees 17

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

55
Applied
55
Accepted
33
Enrolled
100%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 15th August 5th Yes
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75, essay, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 89
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$16,500
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

126
Total Graduate Students
42%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.38%
Black or African American 3.97%
White or Caucasian 23%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.79%
Unknown 1.59%

Gender

Male (62%)
Female (37%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 4
Male (8)
Female (2)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Systems engineering, natural language, processing, database design, artificial intelligence and parallel distributed computing
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 401 Rosemont Avenue
Frederick, MD  21701-8575
United States
Contact Dr. April M. Boulton
Dean of the Graduate School
Email: gofurther@hood.edu
Phone: 301-696-3600