Departments and Programs

Department of Computer Science

How do you take a problem and abstract it in ways that the computer can understand it, then put the data structure and algorithms in place? Our computer science degree programs give students a deep understanding of computational thinking and the necessary research for future applications.

Department of Informatics & Networked Systems

These degree programs look at both the physical technology and enabling processes to share information and keep it secure, plus the advanced knowledge essential for designing and managing information systems to meet the needs of businesses, people and society.

Read more about how DINS students use data and machine connections to solve problems.

Department of Information Culture & Data Stewardship

Information professionals are the human interface that connects people, information and technology. These degree programs provide a strong grounding in the skills, knowledge and ethical practices of the information professions and share insights into the broader role of information in culture and society.

Read more about how graduates of the MLIS degree program excel in the information professions.

Computational Modeling & Simulation Program

The Computational Modeling & Simulation degree program is an integrated program of creative and independent research, course work and teaching. Students pursue research in diverse areas including computer science, engineering, math, psychology and physics.

Intelligent Systems Program

The Intelligent Systems Program (ISP) is a multidisciplinary graduate program dedicated to applied artificial intelligence (AI). Students will have the opportunity to study specialized areas of AI with faculty members across the University—the School of Medicine, the School of Education, the School of Law, Swanson School of Engineering, the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences, and more.