About the School of Computing

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Welcome to the School of Computing

The School of Computing at Southern Illinois University is a vibrant and innovative hub for aspiring technologists and computing professionals. Our school is dedicated to excellence in education, research, and practical application of computing technologies. With a comprehensive range of degree programs and specialized tracks, we are committed to preparing our students for the dynamic and evolving field of computing.

At the heart of our academic offerings are our degree programs in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity Technology. Whether you are interested in pursuing a Minor in Computer Science, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science, our rigorous programs are designed to equip you with the foundational knowledge and cutting-edge skills needed to excel in the tech industry.

For those looking to advance their expertise, we offer a Master of Science in Computer Science program tailored to deepen your understanding and prepare you for leadership roles in your chosen field. Furthermore, our Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science is designed to foster innovation and original research, preparing graduates for academic, governmental, and industry positions.

Recognizing the importance of specialized knowledge in today’s technology landscape, we also offer a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Technology, alongside a targeted Information Technology Certificate in Cybersecurity. These programs are structured to provide comprehensive education in critical areas of IT and cybersecurity, ensuring our graduates are well-prepared to address the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.

At Southern Illinois University's School of Computing, we are more than just a school; we are a community of learners, educators, and innovators. We pride ourselves on our collaborative environment, state-of-the-art facilities, and our commitment to pushing the boundaries of what is possible in computing. Join us in our quest to shape the future of technology and make a lasting impact on the world.

Welcome to your future. Welcome to the School of Computing at Southern Illinois University.

Director Chun-Hsi "Vincent" Huang

Acting Dean Stacy D. Thompson

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