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.
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Make an original contribution to research in the field as a Ph.D. candidate in computer science at Illinois Tech, while mastering a field of modern computing. Learn more about Illinois Tech's faculty research groups in computer science.
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.
Our Master of Data Science program, one of KD Nuggets Top 15 programs, teaches you how to humanize data, and what you can do to make a difference in your company.
Artificial intelligence is one of the top growth areas in research and the tech industry. Illinois Tech’s Master of Artificial Intelligence program is designed to 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 with Illinois Tech's Master of Cybersecurity.
Explore the depths of computer programming, systems, and theory to prepare for a Ph.D. program or an enhanced career with the Master of Science in Computer Science.
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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.
Openings include department chair, tenure/tenure track faculty, adjunct faculty and teaching faculty positions, as well as research positions.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)
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