Computer Science programs at Illinois Tech are infused with the principles of sound software engineering and build on strong foundations of computer science theory. These programs, combined with the department's world-class research, provide a basis for fundamental technology innovation and long-term career success. Many student opportunities are available to get involved with exciting and transformational research.
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Beyond the fundamentals, Illinois Tech offers focused study in many areas of computer science with courses in modern concepts including data mining, information security, artificial intelligence, and distributed computing. Formal specializations in information security and in information and knowledge management systems are offered for bachelor’s studies.
Gain a firm foundation in the fundamentals in the latest theories and skills at Chicago’s only tech-focused university.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Excel in this field of computer science by combining theory of information and computation with hands-on systems and software design.Learn more
Bachelor of Science in Artificial Intelligence
Illinois Tech is the first university in the Midwest to offer a bachelor's degree in artificial intelligence.Learn more
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
Combine a solid foundation in computer science with a focus in another discipline to use computers as sophisticated problem-solving tools.Learn more
Master's Degrees to Empower a Global CommunityThese rigorous, relevant interdisciplinary degrees combine high-level quantitative education with real world practice. Computational skills such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, and software programming are fruitfully applied to raise communities to new heights.
Artificial intelligence is one of the top growth areas in research and the tech industry. Meet local, national, and global needs for artificial intelligence professionals.
Excel beyond managing cybersecurity risks by specializing in AI security, IoT security, cloud security, or mobile security.
Explore the depths of computer programming, systems, and theory to prepare for a Ph.D. program or an enhanced career.
Discover the best decision-making methods within a problem’s constraints, and identify efficiencies to operate more effectively.
Illinois Institute of Technology students showcased their cybersecurity skills during the United States Department of Energy’s CyberForce competition on November 4. Three teams of students from the...
Illinois Institute of Technology students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in computer science and information technology and management are now qualified to have their tuition covered through a...
Mustafa Bilgic , associate professor of computer science, has accepted the challenge to lead Illinois Institute of Technology’s Department of Computer Science as it accommodates a swift growth in...
SURE: Summer Undergraduate Research Experience
Spend the summer with a computer science or applied mathematics research team in a College of Computing Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program.
Elevate Your Computer Science Degree
Illinois Tech’s Elevate Your Future program ensures experiential learning as part of the university experience. This combination of education, guaranteed experiences, and personalized guidance will add up to a great career.
Join the Illinois Tech Faculty
The Department of Computer Science is currently seeking candidates to join its growing faculty to accommodate expanding enrollment and conduct cutting-edge research.Learn more
For Devyani Gauri, artificial intelligence is an exciting field that allows her to explore not only how to develop this technology but also its ethical use.Devyani Gauri (Artificial Intelligence 2nd Year)
By working hard, getting to know fellow students, and reaching out to faculty, Aleksei Sorokin found it easy to work collaboratively on research at Illinois Tech.Aleksei Sorokin (Applied Mathematics/Computer Science/M.A.S. Data Science 4th Year)
By sending a simple email to a professor whose work interested her, Emily Warman became an NSF-funded researcher.Emily Warman (COMPUTER SCIENCE ’16)
An increase in work responsibilities led Nithya Mahadevan to pursue a graduate degree in computational decision science and operations research.Nithya Mahadevan (M.S. COMPUTATIONAL DECISION SCIENCE AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH ’18)
A summer Research Experience for Undergraduates stipend gives students an opportunity to conduct their own research. Illinois Tech hosted 10 students to develop research projects in big data.Anna Kong (Computer Science/M.S. Data Science 4th Year)
Megha Lokanadham says the Data Science program at Illinois Tech covers all the topics that students need to be ready for a career in the fieldMegha Lokanadham (M.A.S. DATA SCIENCE '18)