CCSU Computer Science Department
We offer undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare highly qualified computing professionals to meet the growing demands of the industry. The Honors Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Our Masters in Software Engineering program provides a strong background expected from the professionals who can satisfy the current unmet demand in the following critical areas of the software industry:
Cloud computing and emerging distributed platforms,
Big data analytics and data mining,
Internet of things and distributed sensor networks,
Full-stack Internet system engineering,
Mobile application development.
Cybersecurity concentration prepares students with advanced skills and in depth knowledge for defending and developing secure software systems. This optional concentration is available to all students in our Computer Science Honors and Alternative B.S. programs. Having this concentration listed on the transcript will ensure employers that the graduates have knowledge of a wide range of computer science security issues.
CCSU Computer Science department received a $5,000,000 grant from the National Science Foundation program Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM). Beginning in the fall 2018 semester, this grant will continue funding scholarships for academically talented students in financial need majoring in computer science, mathematics, or physics. Scholarships provided through this program will pay up to $10,000 per year for up to four years.