Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at Kennesaw State University!

At the College of Computing and Software Engineering, all of our programs hold accreditation from the CAC Accreditation Commission of ABET. We emphasize in providing applied computing education with a good solid foundation in basic computing principles and our faculty take pride in our teaching and research excellence. Computer Science is a difficult and ever-changing field that requires persistence, flexibility, and adaptability, but leads to highly rewarding careers with exciting and challenging opportunities.
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Why Computer Science?

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Our ABET-accredited undergraduate program in CS develops a strong technical foundation in programming principles, systems analysis and architecture and data communications. Our graduate MSCS program is perfect for working professionals who already have IT industry experience, but are looking to grow their expertise. Our Ph.D. program teaches students how to tackle real-world problems and meet market demands for technological advancements in computing.

Our department serves both traditional and non-traditional students who may already work full or part-time, which is why we offer courses both day and night. We also boast an active co-op/internship program with flexible work schedules at IBM, Coca-Cola The CDC and many more!

We provide an education that puts our graduates in high demand at companies around the globe. Current annual salaries range above $100,000 and employment growth in computer-related fields will continue to outpace that of most other occupations. Join us and find out how our department is creating the next generation of innovative computer scientists!

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