Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

MS Program Advising

CICS Advising helps students pursuing their Master's of Science in Computer Science. Graduate students pursuing the Ph.D should see their assigned advisor.


Schedule an appointment: Elizabeth Parolski is the MS Program Academic Advisor. Click here to make an appointment with Elizabeth.  You may also call CICS Advising (413) 545-4822 to make an appointment, or send Elizabeth an email.

Advising walk-in hours: Spring 2020 walk-in hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 am -10:30 am and again from 1:30 pm- 4:00 pm.  Please, check-in for walk-in hours in a243 LGRC. 

Course selection & Planning Resources:

MS Requirements 

List of MS Core Classes

CICS Course Registration Information

CICS Course Offering Plan- This is a plan in every sense of the word, things can change.

Pre-Approved Non-Computer Science Courses

MS Advising Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For answers to commonly asked CICS MS questions check out the FAQ! The FAQ will answer your questions about taking a class Pass/Fail, which classes can be taken from outside CICS, and more! Bookmark this page, as it is updated frequently. FAQ

Looking for information regarding CPT and OPT? Check out this CICS Careers Page.

UMASS Resources

UMASS Student Resources Hub This site is a comprehensive list of the many UMASS Resources from Legal Services, to Off-Campus Housing Resources, and more! 

UMASS Center for Counseling & Psychological Health

MS Concentration Information:

Data Science Concentration  For specific questions regarding the data science concentration please reach out to Professor Ben Marlin. 

Security Concentration    For specific questions regarding the security concentration please reach out to Professor Brian Levine.