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Median Salary For Software Developers per U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Graduates Hired By

Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Nvidia, and many other high-tech companies

1,769 Students

1,038 undergraduate students (including 347 majors and 691 foundational students) and 731 graduate students (including 660 Masters and 71 Ph.D. students) as of Fall 2023


Research Areas


AdVanced Empirical Software Testing and Analysis (AVESTA)

Conducts research in software testing, empirical software engineering, and application of statistical analysis to program analysis

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Center for the Science and Engineering of Cyber Security

The objective of the center is to study principles of Cyber Security, how to measure, assess and enforce security in legacy systems, and how to build new systems that are secured.

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Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Laboratory (DISCL)

The Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Laboratory (DISCL) has broad research interests in various areas with a focus on building scalable computing systems for data-intensive applications in high-performance scientific computing/high-end enterprise computing.

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TTU Wireless Mobile Networking Laboratory (T2WISTOR)

In the TTU Wireless Mobile Networking Laboratory (T2WISTOR), we are conducting research in the areas of Green Networking, Mobile Data Management, Embedded Networked Systems, and Mobile Software.

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Department News


April 20, 2024

Jerry S. Rawls Award Recipients Announced

The Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering celebrates teaching excellence with the Jerry S. Rawls Distinguished Undergraduate Educator Awards

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Earn Your Master's Degree In
Computer Science Online

Mold the future of the computer science industry.

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What kind of jobs can I get?

Students in our program go on to get jobs such as:

• Software Engineer

• Software Developer

• Computer Scientist

• Web/Mobile App Developer

• Data Scientist Engineer

• Cybersecurity Engineer

• IT Systems Administrators





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Department of Computer Science