Welcome! We are excited to share the graduate program opportunities that our department offers. MSU is among the top 3 percent of colleges and universities in the nation for research expenditures, and has Carnegie classification for very high research activity.

Degrees Offered

We offer the following graduate degrees and certificates:

  • Computer Science Ph.D.
  • Computer Science M.S.
  • Cybersecurity M.S.
  • Data Science M.S. (in collaboration with the Department of Mathematical Sciences)
  • Artificial Intelligence Certificate

After learning more about our Ph.D. admissions requirements or M.S. admissions requirements, please consider submitting an Application for Graduate Admissions

Research Opportunities

See our department's research webpage to learn about our research focus areas, research facilities, faculty research interests, and new developments.

Funding Opportunities

Incoming Ph.D. students are typically funded with teaching assistantships for their first year. During that period, they connect with faculty and typically receive research assistantships for the remainder of their graduate studies.

The engineering college offers a Benjamin Fellowship for a first year Ph.D. student. For more details see the college's graduate funding opportunities webpage.

MSU's Graduate School provides additional funding and fellowship opportunities at MSU.

Life in Bozeman

Known for its high quality of life and regularly featured on national "Best Places" lists, Bozeman combines a vibrant downtown, walkable and bikeable neighborhoods, and easy access to nearby mountains and rivers. Learn more.


Click on this Graduate Inquiry Form if you would like to receive more information.