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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ASK A FACULTY ADVISOR - Live Online Info Sessions

Graduate Program Online Info Sessions

Interested in finding out more about the graduate program in Computer Science at Kent State University?  Talk to us – we’re listening!  On the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM (Eastern Standard Time – U.S.) Computer Science hosts a live, online information session with a graduate faculty member and a moderator.  This is your opportunity to ask questions, and get answers.  Sign up for a session!

Undergraduate Program Live Info Sessions

It’s not easy to choose a major and within computer science there are lots of options because it is a popular and profitable field of study.  We can help with that - the Computer Science Department has added live, online information sessions on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 3PM (Eastern Standard Time – U.S.) to help students with an interest in computer science to find out more about what computer science is, what majors will learn in their study, and how majors can use this to build a life-long, lucrative career in the computer science field.  One of our professors and a moderator will be online with you taking your questions.  We want you to know what to expect from us!  It’s easy to sign up for a session, and we will send you the link for the 1st Wednesday of your choice.