Hundreds of computer science degree programs are available throughout the United States from state universities and private institutions. In addition, numerous schools offer online computer science degree programs. In Florida, for example, several quality schools offer on-campus and online accredited degree programs in computer science and computer engineering.
University of Florida
The University of Florida's engineering school was ranked in 2009 by "U.S. News & World Report" among the top 25 engineering schools in the United States. For computer science students, the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) at the University of Florida offers numerous undergraduate and graduate degrees in computer science and computer engineering. Undergraduate students can pursue bachelor degrees in the following areas: computer engineering, computer science and digital arts and sciences. Graduate and post-graduate students can pursue either a Master of Science or a PhD in CISE. In addition, the CISE department offers an online graduate degree program in bioinformatics via the University of Florida's online platform.
University of Florida Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering E301 CSE Building PO Box 116120 Gainesville, FL 32611 (352) 392-1200 cise.ufl.edu/
University of Central Florida
The University of Central Florida, located in Orlando, was ranked by "U.S. News & World Report" in 2009 as having one of the top 100 engineering schools. Through the School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, students can pursue undergraduate and graduate computer science degrees. The school offers bachelor degrees in the following specialized fields: computer science, computer engineering and information technology. In addition, the following graduate degree programs are offered: a Master of Science in Computer Science, a PhD in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Computer Engineering and a PhD in Computer Engineering. The School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science also offers unique BS to MS degree programs in which students, via accelerated learning schedules, earn a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in five years.
University of Central Florida School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Orlando, Florida 32816-2362 (407) 823-3327 eecs.ucf.edu
Florida Atlantic University
Florida Atlantic University, located in Boca Raton, Florida, boasts one of the top 100 engineering schools in the United States according to the 2009 rankings from "U.S. News & World Report." The Department of Computer Science & Engineering offers a range of bachelor and master degree programs in the following areas of study: computer science, computer engineering and information engineering technology. In addition, the school offers doctorate-level programs in computer science and computer engineering. Florida Atlantic University, which is a public research institution, has additional campuses in Davie, Dania Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Harbor Branch, Jupiter and Treasure Coast.
Florida Atlantic University 777 Glades Rd. SE, Room 300 Boca Raton, FL 33431 (561) 297-3855 cse.fau.edu/
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