Computer Science is one of the most expansive, innovative, and adaptive areas of knowledge today.

At the University of Illinois Springfield, our Department of Computer Science prepares students for challenging careers as professionals in the public and private sectors. Our program offers a bachelor of science and a master of science in the field of computer science and a bachelor of science in information systems security. The Computer Science BS, Information Systems Security BS and the Computer Science MS degrees are all offered both on campus and online.


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Our Faculty

Our faculty are highly educated and distinguished leaders, who were chosen based off of their academic accomplishments, experience and industry expertise.

University of Illinois Springfield


Offering two B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Information Systems Security.

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Our M.S. program is oriented toward software and is for candidates interested in design, analysis, and implementation of software programs.

Department Accolades

The Computer Science Department's curriculum is certified by the Committee of National Security Systems and the National Security Agency. The Computer Science Department has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education. The National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) jointly sponsor the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education (CAEIAE) Program

Mar 11, 2024
The University of Illinois Springfield Associate Professor of Computer Science Elham Buxton has published a new curriculum model aimed at fostering…
Jan 21, 2024
In a forthcoming special journal issue, faculty from the College of Health, Science, and Technology are making waves at the forefront of integrating…
Jul 26, 2023
University of Illinois Springfield Professor of Mathematical Sciences and Philosophy Peter Boltuc is part of a team developing technologies for the next…
May 09, 2023
Jessie Misico, an online computer science major at the University of Illinois Springfield, has been selected as a recipient of the prestigious Critical…
Mar 30, 2023
The University of Illinois Springfield Computer Science Department has opened a new high-tech research laboratory in the basement of the Health and Sciences…