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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
Computer Science and Technology
Information Science and Systems
Minors & Certificates
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.
The ABET accredited Computer Science concentration includes a broad foundation in the core areas of 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Students in the School of Computing and Information Sciences completed six data engineering projects this fall – two graduate capstone projects, one graduate class project, and three undergraduate projects. Graduate students in Radford University’s Data and Information Management (DAIM) Master’s program work with industry mentors. To see more information about the projects and watch presentation videos click here.
Highlander Highlights: Week of May 15, 2023 »
Every two weeks, Highlander Highlights shares with readers some of the extraordinary research happening on campus through the tireless work and curiosity of our students and faculty. This week, we have stories of students who are keeping AM radio alive, winning People’s Choice awards in cybersecurity and earning honors for work on the soccer field and in the classroom.
Radford, Brazilian teams join for research on Internet of Things »
A small group of Radford University faculty members and students recently teamed with researchers from Brazil to begin constructing a framework for a collaborative relationship focused on cybersecurity and entrepreneurship.
Highlanders in the News: Week of March 27 »
This week in Highlanders in the News: The director of the School of Computing and Information Sciences, Art Carter, takes to TV to talk TikTok; Thomas “Ty” Dobbs ’05, M.S. ’10, sees his career expand as his school system follows suit; and Assistant Professor of Music Matthew Cataldi gives Chopin a pop update.
Cybersecurity program awarded global accreditation »
Radford University’s School of Computing and Information Sciences degree program in cybersecurity has achieved accreditation by ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
Radford University celebrates Women in Entrepreneurship Week, October 11-17 »
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.