Ph.D. in Computer Science


Program Overview

The doctoral degree is based on coursework as well as research that leads to a dissertation. It is recommended that students interested in the doctoral degree contact the faculty whose interests best fit his/her interest. Areas of research focus center around these topics: computer security and information assurance, software engineering and systems, bioinformatics and biomedical computing, networking and mobile computing, pervasive computing and embedded systems, machine intelligence, robotics, and algorithms and theory.

Doctoral Degree Program Requirements

Program requirements for the doctoral degree program are delineated at the two links below:


Program Entry

The department offers a Fall, Spring, or Summer semester program entry for its PhD program. To apply for Summer semester entry for the PhD program, the deadline is March 1. (By faculty advisor invitation only).