Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers degrees at the Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D. levels. The faculty believes in a strong advising approach and, as advisors, help students choose the appropriate program according to their goals, needs, and interests. Students who are interested in a Computer Science degree with a rich set of elective options taught by experts should consider Kent State University.

The Department of Computer Science strives to offer quality undergraduate and graduate courses and programs in computer science. Consistent with these objectives are the high priorities the department places on quality research and effective teaching. The department seeks to attract highly qualified students as majors to both its undergraduate and graduate programs.

Faculty quality is of utmost importance for strong academic programs. The Department of Computer Science believes that active scientific research combined with teaching raises the quality of teaching. In order to best serve its students and the university, the department strives to attract and nurture faculty of high caliber in both research and teaching by striving to maintain a productive research climate where innovative and effective instruction can flourish.

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Still trying to make a decision about becoming a Kent State Student or a Computer Science major?  Attendance at Golden Flash Days will give you the info you need to navigate campus life, but if you would like some info specifically about Computer Science as a major and a career, UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS can register to attend a video info session with a Computer Science Faculty/Advisor.  This is an opportunity to ask questions about the Department, the faculty, the coursework, the career opportunities, or anything else related to becoming a Kent State Computer Science major!  Register to participate in video info session!