Yu-Ju Joseph Lin

Yu-Ju Lin

Director of Graduate Study in Computer Science

9200 University Blvd., Charleston, SC 29406

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Continuing your path in computer science

The Master of Science in computer science degree is intended to provide an advanced understanding of the technical fundamentals of computer science architecture, database, networking and software engineering.

We pair the fundamental knowledge of computer science with cutting edge technology — allowing students immediate application in the workplace. Faculty are always available and easy to approach for questions and help.  

Students learn cloud computing platforms such as AWS, and cybersecurity principles and practices in such courses as Network Penetration and Ethical Hacking. We offer several hands-on projects, extending/enhancing Linux OS functionality that students can apply to their jobs immediately.

We offer a flexible learning format, either an in class or online format to meet students’ needs.  Knowledge learned in our classrooms can be applied immediately. Our unique Christian environment allows us to not only teach knowledge but also provides students an opportunity to apply learned knowledge ethically.  


Charleston Southern University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

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Application Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Official transcripts from ALL institutions attended 
  • Resume
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • TOEFL test scores for international students

In the Computer Science program, you’ll take courses like…

  • Network Penetration and Ethical Hacking
  • Advanced Network Security
  • Advanced Computer Networks
  • Distributed Database Systems
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Data Mining

Program Director

Yu-Ju Joseph Lin

Yu-Ju Lin

Director of Graduate Study in Computer Science


Ashby Hall houses classrooms, labs, computer labs, an auditorium and faculty offices for math and computer science. Named for H. E. Ashby.

The MS in computer science makes the impossible possible.

Devin Blanding ’18 / MS computer science / Lieutenant, U.S. Army