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It's 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 that, a high market demand for computer scientists results in flexible, well-paid careers.

Degrees Offered

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
    • Learn the fundamentals of computing while diving into diverse and exciting fields like Artificial Intelligence, Computer Graphics, and Software Engineering.
  • Minor in Computer Science
    • Computing has become pervasive in today's society, thus a computer science minor complements any major and provides additional marketable skills.

  • Undergraduate Certificate in CS Cybersecurity 
    • This certificate dovetails with the BSCS and provides the computer science and cybersecurity skills for Idaho cybersecurity coding and operations jobs and internships.
  • Master's of Science in Computer Science
    • The master's degree prepares computer science students, as well as those who have a degree in other discipline, for careers as software engineers and computing specialists in companies of all sizes.

  • Graduate Certificate in Secure Cyber Operations
    • This certificate dovetails with the MSCS, can be completed in 1 year, and provides the cybersecurity skills for Idaho cybersecurity operations jobs.

How to apply

Please visit the ISU Admissions webpage to schedule a campus visit, learn more about financial aid and tuition costs and to apply for admission.  Also check out the scholarships available to prospective ISU students. Prospective graduate students should contact The Graduate School at ISU.