While all teach computer science concepts, MCS, MSCS & PhD degrees have key differences. Learn about CS programs & which degree can help advance your career.

There are many benefits of earning an MCS degree. Learn more about why getting a master's in computer science can increase your salary & improve your career.

Monday, Mar. 28, 2022

Engineering With Big Data

Part Software engineer and part Data scientist, Big Data engineers are responsible for secure data collection, modeling, and integration strategies.

AI & ML engineers are in high demand due to their skills and experience. Learn what these engineers do and how to launch your career in AI or ML.

Jermaine, Mukherjee and team achieve program synthesis breakthrough by combining neural machine learning and symbolic methods to write programs without semantic errors

ML models teach computer programs to write other computer programs Friday, Feb. 11, 2022

Jermaine, Mukherjee and team combine neural machine learning and symbolic methods to write programs without semantic errors

Bingbing Huang (MCS '22): Learn to Articulate Ideas

Bingbing Huang (MCS '22): Learn to Articulate Ideas Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022

MCS student, specializing in data science and ML, says collaboration is key to successful projects

Data science vs Data engineering

Data Science vs Data Engineering: What's the Difference? Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022

Data engineers build the architecture and infrastructure that enables data scientists to draw inferences. Learn about differences in skills, jobs & education.

Woman learning computer science and programming online at work

Is a Coding Bootcamp Worth It? Consider Your Next 20 Years Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021

Whether a coding bootcamp is worth it or not will depend on your personal goals. Learn how coding bootcamps differ from certificate and MCS programs.

Diagram illustrating the relationship of AI to Machine Learning and other facets of AI

Computer Science vs Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning: What’s the Difference? Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021

A master’s degree in computer science develops broad knowledge, including machine learning and AI, to maximize your career potential and versatility.

Programmers collaborating to execute Computer Science project plan

Computer Science vs Programming: What’s the Difference? Monday, Oct. 25, 2021

Programming is writing code in a computer language. Learn how computer science is far broader than coding, involving more advanced technical concepts & skills.

Working student catching up on online master's courses while traveling

How to Choose the Best Computer Science Master’s Program for You Monday, Oct. 18, 2021

Your master’s education will affect your career outcomes. Learn how to evaluate the best computer science program for you: online or in person, curriculum, ROI, and more.

Data science vs computer science icons

Data Science vs Computer Science: What’s the Difference? Friday, Oct. 8, 2021

While the fields overlap, computer science and data science often appeal to different skill sets and provide distinct career paths. Learn more about the differences between computer science vs data science.

Rice University campus

Rice launches Quantum Initiative Monday, Sep. 20, 2021

Rice is adding top-notch quantum scientists and engineers with complementary expertise to strengthen the university’s quantum information science and technology research community

omputer Scientist working on complex Software Engineering and Systems

Computer Science vs Software Engineering: What’s the Difference? Saturday, Sep. 18, 2021

Debating Software Engineering vs. Computer Science? Though related, Software Engineering is a subset of Computer Science, the holistic study of all aspects of computers. Read more now.


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