Computer Science at SIUE
The Master of Science in Computer Science program in the School of Engineering includes applied and theoretical aspects of advanced computing topics. Courses within the Department of Computer Science include advanced operating systems, computer architecture, computer networks, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, database systems and information assurance. Students who choose to complete a thesis directly engage with faculty to develop a deep understanding of the research topic.
Degrees Available at SIUE
- Master of Science in Computer Science
- PhD in Computer Science, a cooperative program with SIU Carbondale
Other Engineering Graduate Programs at SIUE
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
Graduates with a degree in computer science frequently earn positions as software engineers. Graduates also pursue careers as research scientists, technology infrastructure specialists or technology consultants. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts continued high demand and high salaries well into the next decade for computer scientists and software engineers. Students who choose to complete the thesis program during their course of study will be well-prepared to enter a PhD program.