Computer science is a rapidly growing field with abundant job opportunities in various industries. Pursuing a degree at OU in computer science offers access to diverse career paths, including software development, data analysis, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and more.
If you have a passion for technology, coding, and exploring the possibilities of the digital world, pursuing a degree in computer science allows you to indulge in your interests while building a rewarding and fulfilling career.
Given the breadth of today’s technological advances, our degrees offer students a pathway to multiple possibilities including educational technology, artificial intelligence and robotics, data mining, data and wireless networks, computer security, programming and software engineering, and computational science and theory.
From internationally recognized faculty to research partnering with private and public sector companies, the School of Computer Science allows students to be on the front lines of technology today and tomorrow.
Our faculty are engaged in a wide range of research areas that include artifical intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, bioinformatics and so much more.
As a student at OU, you'll be part of a vibrant community of like-minded scholars, working together to learn, grow, and graduate.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Computer Science and Similarly Named Computing Programs Program Criteria.
Our students have access to some of the latest in technological advancement in its classrooms, team rooms, teaching labs and research spaces.
Delve into our robust research programs that cover a wide range of exciting areas, including artificial intelligence, data mining, machine learning, cybersecurity, data networks, high-performance computing, and database management. Our research focus extends to algorithms and theory, computational science, educational technology, knowledge discovery, intelligent systems, parallel and distributing systems, and mobile wireless and computer networks.
Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings at the OU School of Computer Science.
Marmar Moussa, Ph.D., an assistant computer science professor at the University of Oklahoma, has secured an award of nearly $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance her work in computational genomics.
OU Engineering has welcomed 14 new faculty members for the 2023-24 academic year. This marks a milestone in the college's growth journey, with faculty numbers increasing from just over 100 in 2017 to 175 in 2023. OU Engineering is committed to expanding its faculty ranks, aiming for over 200 faculty members by the 2025-26 academic year, says OU Engineering Dean John Klier. To achieve this goal, the college has initiated more than 20 faculty searches.
Eight students hailing from the Gallogly College of Engineering have been chosen as recipients of the summer 2023 Engineering Dissertation Award. The $5,000 award, designed to foster excellence among doctoral students, supports scholars in the final stages of their Ph.D. studies.