Immerse yourself in computer science, no matter what you studied as an undergraduate. Whether you plan to launch a career in this growing field or leverage technical skills to innovate in your current profession, our MCIT Online program is for you.


Who We’re Looking For

This program is designed for students with a passion for computer science and a bachelor’s degree in a non-CS discipline. Our students come from academic backgrounds as diverse as business, history, chemistry and medicine. They’re highly motivated, with a typical undergraduate GPA above 3.0 and an aptitude for quantitative skills.


How to Apply

We accept applications for both fall and spring semesters. Along with the online application, you’ll need to submit a resume, a personal statement, letters of recommendation, transcripts, and the application fee. GRE or GMAT scores are optional.

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Get to Know Us

We’d love to answer your questions and help you decide whether the MCIT Online is a good fit for you. Sign up for a private advising session with an MCIT Online admissions counselor, or contact us directly via online-admissions@seas.upenn.edu.

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