Message from the Dean
Welcome to the School of Computing at the University of South Alabama.
The world economy is increasingly driven by computing. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that by 2024 computing occupations in the United States will grow by 12 percent or about 488,500 new jobs - 71% faster than all other occupations in the United States, with a median wage well over twice that of all occupations.
Establishing a skilled computing workforce is essential to the long term economic stability of the region and can provide Alabama students long-term, recession-resilient employment opportunity. The School of Computing will meet the challenge.
Whether you are interested in creating computer games, defending cyberspace, building computer networks, or finding computing solutions to business challenges, you have come to the right place.
Unlike many universities, the computing paradigms are centralized at USA. This allows for overlap and cross pollination that enriches each computing field, while providing each space to accomplish the depth of basic research. Our Center for Forensics, Information Technology, and Security connects our faculty and students to industry and government through internships and technology transfer.
Our graduates are equipped with a broad spectrum of technology and analytical skills. Students have been placed in high tech companies such as...