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Degree : Doctor of Philosophy

Major : Computer Science

Program Description

The Department of Computer Science offers a number of graduate programs ranging from a Certificate in Software Engineering to a Doctorate of Philosophy. The department has an excellent graduate faculty with research specialties in a variety of areas, including programming language design, logic programming, computer security, artificial intelligence, distributed computing, software engineering, computer graphics, data mining, robotics, bioinformatics, and image compression. Further information is provided below and students also should refer to the Graduate School section of the catalog and general rules/regulations for graduate degrees.

Program Additional Details

Hours Required for Thesis: 72
Hours Required for Non-Thesis: N/A
Mode-On Campus(Face-to-Face): Yes
Mode-Off Campus(Online): No
Mode-Hybrid: No

Additional Links

Dept of Computer Science Graduate Program : http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/ENGR_CS.php#Grad

Program Contact Information

Graduate Coordinator: Jessica Lunsford
E-mail: cs.grad_advisor@ttu.edu
Phone: 806.742.3527

Department Contact Information

Department AddressTexas Tech University
Whitacre College of Engineering
Department of Computer Science
Box 43104 Lubbock TX
Phone Number (806) 742-3527
Fax Number 806.742.3519
Department Website http://www.depts.ttu.edu/cs/

Graduate Catalog http://www.depts.ttu.edu/officialpublications/catalog/ENGR_CS.php

Admission Requirements Admission Deadlines How To Apply Test Score Requirements Additional Requirements for International Students

Admission Requirements

Graduate School Requirements

Program Requirements

Letters of Recommendation required: 3

Recommendation Letter Instructions: All letters of recommendation will be submitted online after you have submitted the names and email addresses of your recommenders through our application system.

Resume Required: Yes

Writing Samples Required: No

Departmental Application Required: Yes

Departmental Application Instructions: 1. Apply at http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/ or see the Apply Now section below. 2. Upload your GRE scores, TOEFL scores (for international students), and official transcripts. a. GRE/TOEFL scores must be officially submitted from ETS: Institution code: 6827, Department Code: 0000 3. Upload your Statement of Purpose, Resume, and 3 Recommendation forms to the online application system. Include no other documentation, such as certificates, papers, or employment letters.

Prior Degree Required: Yes

Similar Undergraduate Major Required: Yes

Previous Work Sample Required: No

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Admission Deadlines

Graduate School Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

For domestic applicants, there is no specific Graduate Admissions deadline, although we encourage domestic applicants to apply at least three (3) months in advance of the semester to which they want to apply.

International Deadlines

For international applicants, we have the following priority deadlines:

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
January 15June 15January 15January 15

International applications and materials may be submitted after the deadline, but this may significantly delay the processing and evaluation of your application.

Departmental Deadlines

Domestic deadlines

US Fall Deadlines US Spring Deadlines US Sum I Deadlines US Sum II Deadlines
September 10January 20June 2July 8

International Deadlines

International Fall Deadlines International Spring Deadlines International Sum I Deadlines International Sum II Deadlines
February 15July 15February 15February 15

***Note :

The department application deadlines may be different from the Graduate School application deadlines. You must apply by the earliest deadline listed to guarantee that your application will be processed for the semester you are applying for.

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How To Apply

1) Apply to Graduate School : Fill out the online application at Apply Texas.

2) Pay your application fee: $60 initial application fee, $50 for each subsequent application (including changes of entry date, add/change program, or readmission). Application fees may be paid via ApplyTexas at the time of application submission or by credit card on our website.

3) Contact the Graduate Program Coordinator in your prospective department. Many departments have separate application requirements and deadlines, and the Graduate Program Coordinator will be able to assist you in your application process.

4) Send application requirements, from all of the colleges and universities that you have attended to Texas Tech University Graduate School.

Postal Mailing Address
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Box 41030
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030
Physical Mailing Address (Express Mail)
Texas Tech University
Office of Graduate and International Admissions
Boston Ave. at Akron Ave.
Administration 328
Lubbock, TX 79409-1030

Contact Information for Graduate School

If you have any questions about your application, call (806) 742-2781 or email: graduate.admissions@ttu.edu.
To check your application status, please check Raiderlink.

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Test Score Requirements

If both GRE and GMAT are listed as required, either are acceptable.

Yes Not Required

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Additional Requirements for International Students

These are the minimal English language proficiency scores. For a list of English proficiency exempt countries, please visit: http://www.depts.ttu.edu/gradschool/admissions/international/exempt-countries.php.

100600N/A 112BC

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