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.


University of Illinois Springfield

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.

University of Illinois Springfield


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 08, 2022
The University of Illinois Springfield has been redesignated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (NCAE-C) through academic…
Nov 03, 2021
The information technology field offers incredible opportunities for skilled professionals, and a computer science master's degree puts graduates in a…
Oct 20, 2021 has published its 2021 rankings, and University of Illinois at Springfield has been ranked #1 on their list Best Online Master's in Data…
May 18, 2020
The University of Illinois Springfield Cyber League team named the 404 Society placed in the top two percent in The National Cyber League…