Welcome to the Computer Science Department

Appalachian's Department of Computer Science provides a rigorous, high-quality education that prepares students for the computing industry or graduate education. Computer science programs are not easy, but the rewards can be outstanding.

Our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Our Master of Science in Computer Science program began in 1997 and serves to deepen one's understanding of the field in preparation for career advancement or doctoral studies. We have several MS alums who have earned their PhDs and are professor'ing at other schools! The "accelerated admission" program can help you get your MS degree in as little as 1 additional year! Follow the Academics link to the Graduate Program for full details.

We invite you to browse our website, visit our campus, or send email to learn more about our department. You will find a challenging curriculum, excellent facilities, and an accessible faculty committed to quality computer science education.

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Congratulations to the new cohort of the scholars in the Computer Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship program funded by the ECRS

Congratulations to the new cohort of the scholars in the Computer Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship program funded by the ECRS. The scholarship ...

Congratulations to the first cohort of the scholars in the Appalachian High Achievers in STEM scholarship program funded by an NSF S-STEM grant

Congratulations to the first cohort of the scholars in the Appalachian High Achievers in STEM scholarship program funded by an NSF S-STEM grant. ...

Erin Stein was an intern at SAS, NC, this summer

Erin Stein was an intern at SAS, NC, this summer. She had an opportunity to work on database migration and removal, presenting her project at the inte...

Congratulations to the Department of Computer Science 2018-2019 Scholarship recipients

Congratulations to the Department of Computer Science 2018-2019 Scholarship recipients.From left to right,Nathan Litts of Randolph County Goodman...

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Thank You for Your Service

Name

Status

Service

Kyle CooperGraduated in 2003Served in Afghanistan and Iraq
Nicholas JenkinsGraduated in 2006Served in Iraq
Steve McKinneyGraduated in 2006Served in Kuwait
John SimmonsGraduated in 2007Served in Iraq
Caleb ThorpeGraduated in 200?Served in Iraq