The Radford University School of Computing and Information Sciences prepares students for in-demand careers with core elements of software engineering, data management, computer science, and cybersecurity.  

ABET accredited programs include real world, hands-on opportunities and experiences that provide a foundation for success utilizing essential, cutting edge technology and practices.  

World class faculty and facilities enable students to customize their experience and develop competencies in crucial areas for employment.

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.

Databases

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

Networks  

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. 

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.

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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

Explore artificial intelligence/machine learning with a focus on business to bridge the gap between data and the people who make decisions.

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.

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. 

Web Development

Learn to design and build websites, applications, and integrate systems as a “full-stack developer” capable of working on any aspect of web development from the user interface to the database.

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Cybersecurity

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.

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  1. Radford University celebrates Women in Entrepreneurship Week, October 11-17 »

    10/6/2020

    Radford University is joining in celebrating Women Entrepreneurship Week,  a celebration designed to recognize the entrepreneurial pursuits of women on campus, in the region and around the world.

  2. New portal to enhance the Highlander digital experience »

    7/29/2020

    Radford University is excited to introduce OneCampus, a modern, mobile-friendly online portal that will streamline the way users access and connect with many of the University’s campus services.

  3. Information Technology becomes integral part of Finance and Administration »

    6/5/2020

    Radford University’s Division of Information Technology will become an integral part of the Division of Finance and Administration. The mission and function of the Division of Information Technology will remain unchanged; however, a new organizational framework is being implemented consistent with many other higher education institutions in the Commonwealth of Virginia and across the nation.

  4. Radford University celebrates the accomplished career and dedicated service of chief information officer »

    5/28/2020

    Following an accomplished career spanning five decades, Radford University is celebrating the dedicated service of Danny M. Kemp, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, who recently announced his retirement effective June 24, 2020.

  5. Connie Leathers: A lifetime educator »

    2/3/2020

    As a lifetime educator, Connie's journey is having an impact on peoples’ lives of all ages – from elementary school students to college students. In her current role, as an IT Support Specialist, she continues teaching, just to a different audience: Radford University faculty and staff.

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