Bachelor of Science Degree Programs

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Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Technology

Students may gain a broad, theoretical foundation in computing and/or practical, hands-on experience while completing one or more of the following concentrations.

Computer Science

The ABET accredited Computer Science concentration includes a broad foundation in the core areas of computer science. Read more about Computer Science »


The Database concentration educates students in all aspects of data management including database design, database administration, data warehousing, data visualization, data mining and analysis. Read more about Databases »


Computer and communications networks are now a part of our everyday lives. The networks concentration prepares students for careers in network design and network administration. Read more about Networks »

Software Engineering

The Software Engineering concentration is designed to produce designers for large, complex software systems. Emphasis is on design attributes that make it possible to efficiently implement, extend, and maintain large systems. Read more Software Engineering »

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Bachelors of Science in Information Science and Systems

Students gain a basic understanding of business and business systems while developing expertise in one or more of the following concentrations.

Decision Science

The Information Systems and Decision Science concentration provides graduates with fundamental knowledge of technology and business with specific knowledge in decision science, including business intelligence and analytics, enabling graduates to pursue a career managing and supporting information technology within a variety of organizations. Read more about Decision Science »

Healthcare Information Systems

Students in the healthcare systems concentration gain experience with healthcare enterprise systems and medical operations while learning medical terminology and coding necessary to work with clinicians, practitioners, insurers, and government. Read more about Healthcare Information Systems »

Information Systems Security

The Information Systems Security concentration provides graduates with fundamental knowledge of technology and business with specific knowledge in securing information systems enabling graduates to pursue a career securing, managing, and supporting information technology within a variety of organizations. Read more about Information Systems Security »

Web Development

The Information Systems and Web Development concentration provides fundamental knowledge of information technology and information systems cultivating specific knowledge, skills, and experience using web based technology to design and develop websites, applications, and software integration.  Read more about Web Development »

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The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) designated Radford University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE). The DoD 8140 compliant undergraduate certificate in Information Security prepares students to meet tomorrow’s cybersecurity challenges by covering five of the seven domains defined in the NICE Cybersecurity Workforce Framework. Read more about Cybersecurity »

Web Development

The exponential growth of interactive websites, applications, social networks, and mobile devices is driving exceptionally high demand for web developers. The Web Development certificate prepares graduates for careers designing and developing websites, applications, and software integration. Read more about Web Development certificate »

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Upcoming Events

  1. 1901 Group Field Trip »

    Monday Feb 26

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Dr. Wang is taking students to visit 1901 Group in the Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg. 1901 Group is an IT service provider with facilities in Reston and Blacksburg. The tentative date/time is February 26, 10AM. The visit will be about one hour long. Addres: 1341 Research Center Dr., Blacksburg, VA. A photo ID is required for entry. Interested students can email Dr. Wang ( directly with subject line “Field Trip to 1901 Group.”
  2. Carilion Visit »

    Monday Feb 26

    11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Guest Lecture 11 – 11:50 in DA 216 Information Session 12 - 1 in ARTIS lab
  3. Ted Harshberger Visit »

    Wednesday Feb 28

    4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

    4:00 - 5:15 David 151 Come to a talk of the Vice President and Director of Project AIR FORCE (PAF) RAND Corporation, a global policy think tank offering research and analysis to the United States Armed Forces.


  1. Cyber Defense team wards off hackers, qualifies for regionals »


    Radford University’s Cyber Defense Club has qualified for a spot in the regional finals of the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

  2. Fall preliminary round of RUSecure Contest launches with record participation »


    The 2017 edition of the RUSecure Capture The Flag contest is underway and is experiencing a record number of competitors. 

  3. RU Mobile rolls out new features »


    The RU Mobile app now has two of the most sought after features that allow users to save time and be more productive while on the go.  

  4. Information Science and Systems launches new health care concentration to meet industry demand »


    Radford University’s Department of Information Technology (IT) is partnering with the School of Nursing (SON) to offer a dynamic new health care  concentration.

  5. RUSecure Capture the Flag contest crowns champion at event finals »


    A full day of competition and some creative answers to challenges allowed one team to reign supreme in the 2017 RUSecure Capture the Flag competition sponsored by Radford University's Department of Information Technology (DIT).

  6. Information Science student sharpens new skill set at Radford »


    At Radford University, Information Science and Systems (IS) major Erik Miller has found, perhaps, a new career calling.

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