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Idaho State University

Who we are

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Welcome to the Computer Science Program at ISU

It is an exciting time to be a computer scientist.  During the past two decades, search engines, smart phones and social media have transformed our world.  In the coming years, the Internet of Things, intelligent devices and personalized robots will transform our world again.  If you enjoy creative problem solving, working with people and using computers to help invent the future, then you should consider studying computer science!

Because software pervades our world, computer scientists enjoy impactful, meaningful careers that include helping people lead healthier and more independent lives, taking better care of our environment, improving urban infrastructure and developing games.  On top of this, a high market demand for computer scientists results in flexible, well-paid careers.

If this interests you, then Welcome to Computer Science at ISU!

Mission Statement

The Computer Science Program at Idaho State University supports the Mission of the College of Science and Engineering and the University through its teaching, research, and service activities.  We educate undergraduate and graduate students in the principles and practices of computer science, preparing them for computing careers and for a lifetime of learning.

Vision Statement

The Computer Science Program at Idaho State University is positioning itself to become a leader in computing innovation through excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, active research programs, and the dissemination of knowledge.  We leverage both the international and interdisciplinary nature of computing.  We provide a collegial, inclusive, equitable environment that enables diverse faculty, staff, and students to achieve excellence in our mission.

Computer Science

(208) 282-2902

921 S. 8th Ave

Mail Stop 8020

Pocatello, ID 83209-8020