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 Master's" 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.

CS Headlines

Congratulations to Mohammad Ali for the acceptance publication in the Physical Review A journal.

Congratulations to Mohammad Ali for the acceptance of his paper for publication in the Physical Review A journal."Physical Review A" journal: Quantum ...

Contratulations Dr. Mohammad Ali Javidian and Dr. Mir Ahsan Pritom for Summer SWAG award

Dr. Mohammad Ali's summer grant writing application Gamified Approach to Vaccination Encouragement through the Lens of Causality has been ap...

Dr. Andrew Polonsky has paper published.

Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Polonsky for having his paper "On sets of terms having a given intersection type" published in the Logical Methods in Co...

Congratulations to our Spring 2022 Undergraduate Award winners!!

The faculty meet during the term to nominate, discuss, and select recipients for Outstanding Senior and Leadership awards.It's always a difficult task...

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Thank You for Your 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