Graduate Programs

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The Computer Science Department offers PhD in Computing and MS in Computer and Information Sciences (with computer science option).

PhD in Computing

The interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy degree in computing integrates coursework and research projects from computer science, information systems, and information technology, resulting in individuals who can merge different perspectives and create impactful advancements in areas such as Cyber-Security, Digital Forensics, Big Data, and Cloud Computing.


MS in Computer and Information Sciences (Computer Science Option)

The MS degree program is designed for individuals interested in furthering their knowledge and expertise in developing the next generation methods, tools and technologies that businesses and individuals alike will depend upon in the future. Focus areas include: Cyber-security and Information Assurance, Big Data and Data Mining, Robotics, and Embedded Real Time Systems.


For additional information about our graduate programs, please contact Dr. Ryan Benton at or (251) 460-6298.