The graduate programs in computer science offer intensive preparation in design, programming, theory and applications. Training is provided for both academically oriented students and students with professional goals in the many business, industrial and governmental occupations that require advanced knowledge of computer theory and technology.
Courses and research are offered in a variety of subfields of computer science. They include: operating systems, computer architecture, computer graphics, pattern recognition, automata theory, combinatorics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, database design, computer networks, programming languages, software systems, analysis of algorithms, computational complexity, parallel processing, VLSI, computational geometry, design automation, cybersecurity, information assurance and data science.
Program: Computer Science
Catalog page: PhD
Test score required: Yes
Letters of recommendation: 3
Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.
Deadlines: University deadlines apply.
Other application requirements:
Admission Option One
Professor, researcher, consultant, and software engineer in the public and private sector