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Welcome to Computer Science at UCF

Our continuing mission is to advance knowledge and the state of the art of Computing. We tackle this mission through both education and research.

In terms of education, we offer Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology. We also offer Master of Science (MS) degrees in Computer Science, Computer Vision, Cyber Security and Privacy, Data Analytics, Digital Forensics, and Financial Technology (FinTech). Finally, we offer Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Computer Science and Big Data Analytics.

In terms of research, we have distinguished faculty that actively conduct research in the many areas listed above. Our department is one of the top U.S. Computer Science institutions based on CSRankings.org, regularly ranking in the Top 50 for Computer Vision, Visualization, Computational Biology, Human-Computer Interaction, and Computer Architecture.

Chair’s Message

 

Mission & Objectives

The mission of the Department of Computer Science is to advance human understanding of Computing through education and research. In education, our goal is to educate students to become effective team members and leaders, to have excellent communications and technical skills, and to prepare them for successful professional careers or advanced research, as appropriate. In research, our goal is to perform high-impact research that advances human understanding and benefits the economy and society.

CS Facts & Figures

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Highlights

Top  50

Top 50 in CSRankings.org for publishing in the most selective CS Conferences

16th

UCF is ranked 16th most innovative school
2020 List in U.S. News and World Report

10th

2018 International Collegiate Programming Contest

3-Time

National Collegiate Cyber Defense Champions

Events

Past Events

 

THIRTEEN RESEARCH AREAS. UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES.

Research in Computer Science spans a wide range of topics.
At UCF, research in Computer Science emphasizes:

  • Innovative uses for computation
  • Studies of issues surrounding computation
  • Investigations into the nature of computation
BioInformatics and Systems Biology
BioInformatics and Systems Biology
Computer Architecture
Computer Architecture
Computer Graphics
Computer Graphics
Computer Security
Computer Security and Digital Forensics
Computer Vision
Computer Vision
Database
Database
Image and Video Processing
Image and Video Processing
Machine Learning and AI
Machine Learning and AI
Networking and Mobile Computing
Networking and Mobile Computing
Parallel Computation
Parallel Computation
Software Engineering and Systems
Software Engineering and Systems
Theory of Computing
Theory of Computing, Algorithms and Quantum Computing
Virtual Reality and HCI
Virtual Reality and HCI