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.
Grants and scholarships
CCSU Computer Science department has two programs that provide financial support for academically talented students with demonstrated financial need:
- CSMP Scholarship Program supports full-time students in BS Computer Science Honors and BS Computer Science Alternative programs. Students can receive up to $10,000 per year for up to four years. This program also offers peer and faculty mentoring services, research and internship opportunities, field trips and guest lectures.
- AGILE Scholarship Program serves students in MS Software Engineering program who are enrolled on at least half-time basis. Students can receive up to $10,000 per year for up to three years, plus one more year to complete any pre-requisite coursework. This program provides students with industry-backed experiences; it also offers faculty and peer mentoring, as well as childcare support to qualified students.