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The MScAC Journey

As an MScAC student, not only are you based in Toronto, Canada’s booming tech hub, but you are also taking your first step towards a career as a world-class tech innovator.



Irrespective of the concentration you are admitted to, all students follow the same timeline. Please visit the specific Concentrations page for course requirements.

Year 1
(Semester 1: Sept – Dec)
Year 1
(Semester 2: Jan – April)
Year 1
(Semester 3: May – Aug)
Year 2
(Semester 4: Sept – Dec)
CSC2701H - Communication for Computer ScientistsCSC2701H - Communication for Computer ScientistsCSC2702H - Technical EntrepreneurshipCSC2702H - Technical Entrepreneurship
2 elective graduate courses2 elective graduate coursesInternshipInternship
MScAC Internship Expo & interviewsApplied Research in Action (ARIA) Showcase;
submit final research report

Meet the MScAC Academic Leads

Arvind Gupta

Academic Director, Professional Programs

Paul Gries

Associate Academic Director, MScAC

Mary Pugh

Applied Mathematics

Anna Goldenberg

AI in Healthcare

Scott Schwartz

Data Science

Qian Lin

Data Science for Biology

MScAC Student Handbooks

The MScAC Student Handbook contains information on degree requirements, financial aid and other matters concerning graduate students. Students are notified by email of significant changes and upcoming deadlines. 

Note: the MScAC’s home unit (Department of Computer Science) is within the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). SGS regulations and procedures, some of which are briefly mentioned in this handbook, are available in the SGS Calendar. 


School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Forms