Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Department of Computer Science

Graduate Programs

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Rochester was established in the Fall of 1974 as a research department. The first curriculum was a graduate program leading to the Ph.D. In the Fall of 1995, the Department began offering a BA and a BS in Computer Science that builds on its more than thirty years of world class research at the graduate level.

PhD Program

The PhD program includes courses, examinations, projects, research and teaching assistantships, and a doctoral dissertation developed under the supervision of a faculty advisor.

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MS Program

The MS program offers an MS degree in computer science based on coursework and optional research.  It is designed for students who do not intend to complete a Ph.D. degree at University of Rochester.  It is particularly appropriate for students who have an undergraduate degree in fields other than CS, but seek a career in computer science.

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Graduate Programs