In the Information Technology Graduate Program at Harvard Extension School, you concentrate your studies in one of three discrete areas of computer science.
Choose a concentration
1. Digital media arts and instructional design
In this concentration you focus on the artistic, pedagogical, and technical aspects of designing and creating web-based and stand-alone interactive systems. A modest background in programming is required.
You take nine courses and a thesis or capstone course (40 credits).
2. Information management systems
In this concentration, you build skills at the integration of business strategies and processes with computer systems. Experience in object-oriented programming is required.
You complete 11 courses and a capstone course (48 credits).
3. Software engineering
This concentration provides training in the use of systematic engineering principles applied to the design, construction, and maintenance of large software applications. Experience in object-oriented programming using C++ or Java is required.
You complete either nine courses and a thesis (40 credits) or 11 courses and a capstone course (48 credits).