This is a dual degree offered by the Lee Business School in conjunction with the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. The world is changing quickly and today’s business leaders are faced with new challenges in a complex business environment supported by new communication technologies and organizational structures. Success in the new global marketplace requires teams of executives working across functions and across borders.

The MBA programs at UNLV prepare students to succeed in today’s business environment by providing them with the needed skills, knowledge, and tools to become visionary and creative leaders. The program focuses on ethics and critical thinking, business communications, the role of the firm and its goals and markets, firms’ strategic planning and positioning, supply chain management, international business culture, information technology, leadership, and teamwork.

The Master of Science - Computer Science program gives you the opportunity to study different areas, including: Design and analysis of algorithms Operating and distributed systems Computer architecture and networking Computational geometry and robotics Computer graphics and image processing Programming languages and compiler construction Artificial intelligence and expert systems Database design, document analysis, and retrieval Software engineering For more information about your program including your graduate program handbook and learning outcomes please visit the Degree Directory.


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Learning Outcomes


  • Recognize and evaluate ethical, legal, and regulatory dimensions of business decisions.
  • Communicate effectively business ideas and analyses in writing. Communicate effectively business ideas and analyses in the oral presentation.
  • Work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Apply business concepts to managerial decision-making within a global or domestic setting.

Computer Science

  • Demonstrates knowledge of specialized areas and advanced topics in computer science.
  • Independently analyze, design, and implement an innovative computer application or research project.
  • Prepare a final project or research report on the solution to a computer-related problem.
  • Present the results of their research orally.


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Master of Business Administration & Master of Science - Computer Science


Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is nationally and internationally recognized for research in theoretical and experimental computer science. We are especially known in areas such as real-time algorithms, information retrieval, document analysis, parallel computing, language design, software engineering, computer science education, graphics, computational geometry, networking, information customization, cybermedia, and internet security.


MBA Programs

A graduate business degree from UNLV empowers students to become transformative and successful leaders who make collaborative, data-driven decisions in an ever-changing global business environment. Our MBA program offers an opportunity to learn from highly accomplished faculty with diverse students in an inclusive environment.


Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

The College of Engineering provides students a well-rounded foundation in several engineering disciplines for a successful career in engineering and computer science. Through the hands-on, experiential education experience we offer, students are enabled to achieve excellence in their respective fields.


Lee Business School

The Lee Business School advances the knowledge and practice of business; develops business leaders; and fosters intellectual and economic vitality through the creation and dissemination of knowledge and outreach.