The Department of Computer Science and Engineering is committed to provide the highest quality of graduate education. The MS and PhD degrees are offered in almost all core areas of computer science/computer engineering.
The PhD in Computer Science and Engineering is your passport to a career in academia or industrial research. Our PhD graduates have earned tenure-track faculty positions, led major technology firms, created their own innovative technology startups, and become thought leaders in their fields.
One PhD alum (so far) has risen to the office of university president.
The PhD in Computer Science and Engineering degree provides an opportunity for students to pursue a program of research in a specialized area and to develop a dissertation that embodies the results of original research and gives evidence of high scholarship.