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Computer Science

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Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University!

Computer scientists are actively involved in developing breakthrough technologies from software for mobile devices to artificial intelligence and machine learning and from cybersecurity to smart healthcare systems that transform every aspect of our lives. Given the opportunities and the impact of technology, there is no better time to consider a career as a computer scientist!

The CS department offers an accredited undergraduate degree in computer science. At the graduate level, we offer M.S. and Ph.D. degree programs in computer science. Our undergraduate and graduate curricula are constantly refined to meet real-world demands and today's rapid changes in technology with a goal to provide students with the skills required for addressing the challenges of the 21st century. Prevalent throughout the department is an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and research to enhance the exchange of ideas.

Our faculty are renowned leaders in their respective fields, extraordinary teachers, and dedicated mentors. We are committed to our core values of educational, research, and inclusive excellence. On behalf of the CS faculty, I invite you to explore and learn more about the exceptional opportunities available in our educational and research programs. If you have questions or comments, please, do not hesitate to contact us.


xenofon koutsoukos Xenofon Koutsoukos

Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science
Vanderbilt University School of Engineering