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Pathway to Career Success

For students who want to make their mark in the American high-tech economy, UAlbany provides a strong foundation in software development and advanced use of technology.

The Department of Computer Science is the natural home for students interested in artificial intelligence, forensics, graphics, modeling and simulation, natural language processing, networks, parallel and distributed processing, security, software engineering practice and principles, algorithms, discrete mathematics, logic and optimization.

The Department is one of three major components in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, along with the Department of Information Science, and the Department of Computer Engineering.

Computer Science offers three bachelor’s degrees, a combined B.S./M.S., a computer science minor, an M.S. degree, and a Ph.D. program that prepares the student for a career as a creative research scholar or an industrial scientist.

The knowledge and skills gained through the Department in computer science prepare students for careers in a broad range of information technology opportunities and many related fields.  We believe in "Empowering People Through Information."


College and Departmental News

  • Participants of 2015 Global Game Jam

    Game on!

    CEAS to host this year's Global Game Jam during the weekend of January 20th, starting at 6pm. Computer gamers from all over the world collaborate and create in this yearly event. Join the fun! Register online by 4pm on 1/20! Read more.

  • Albany business leaders touring the historic building that will be the home of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences - December 6, 2016

    Take A Look Inside Our Future Home 

    Local business leaders tour the future home of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The stunning architectural features of this historic building were beautifully captured by photographers. Read more and view slide shows at Albany Business Review and Times Union pages.
  • Student presentation

    Convey the Importance of Science

     Times Union op ed piece by Dean Kim Boyer calling for engineering educators to prepare students to be ambassadors for science and engineering. Link to Times Union or PDF.

  • Kim L. Boyer, Ph.D., Dean, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

    Engineering Dean Discusses New College with Phil Bayly on Forum 13

    Kim Boyer, Dean of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Albany, discusses the college and its work with the City of Albany. Aired November 13, 2016.

  • Schuyler exterior partial rendering

    Schuyler Building Renovation Featured in Laboratory Design 

    The University at Albany is seeking funding to renovate and modernize this stately Classical Revival structure in the heart of historic downtown Albany.

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    Two students looking at a comuter Check our Computer Science FAQ for answers.

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