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Department of Computer Science

Graduate Programs


The Department of Computer Science is committed to excellence in scholarly activities and research; inter-departmental and inter-university collaborative projects are particularly emphasized. Key research areas include Autonomous Systems and Technologies, Biomedical Informatics, Computer Graphics, Computer Vision, Cyber Infrastructure and Security, Data Systems and Analysis, Software Engineering, Programming Languages, and Virtual Reality.

Advanced degrees include a Master of Science and Doctor of Science in Computer Science.  In addition, the department offers Post- Baccalaureate Certificates in Computer Science.

The following specializations are available for the Computer Science Master's degree:

  • Cybersecurity specialization includes the fundamental concepts underlying the construction of secure systems with the use of cryptography to secure interactions.
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) specialization includes the study of AI principles and techniques, as well as foundational material on topics such as logic, probability and language.
  • Data Science specialization focuses on core compentancies in machine learning, data mining, data visualization, and cloud  computing.  It also includes interdisciplinary data science course work offered in cooperation with the Department of Mathmatics.