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TSYS School of Computer Science

About the Department

To keep pace with the rapid growth of technology, every industry needs professionals who are highly skilled in IT, software development, cybersecurity, and more.

Columbus State University is helping meet this demand by offering multiple degree options in computer science through the TSYS School of Computer Science. Choose from two graduate (on-campus and fully online ) and four undergraduate programs with different specialization options ― each designed to encourage creative problem-solving and develop hands-on skill.

We work closely with regional businesses and industries to understand their needs and create a responsive, state-of-the-art learning environment. Every program and major is current, providing you with a firm foundation in the technologies of today and preparing you for the technologies of tomorrow.


Create Your Future

The TSYS School of Computer Science offers a number of degrees and minors. Explore your options here.

Department Degree Programs
Program Type Programs Available
Nexus Cybersecurity of FinTech (Nexus)
Bachelor's Computer Science (B.S.), Cybersecurity (B.S.), Information Technology (B.S.), Information Technology (Online B.S.)1
Master's Applied Computer Science (M.S.)1 , Cybersecurity (M.S.)1
Minors Computer Science
Certificates Cybersecurity Practitioner (Undergraduate)
Endorsements Computer Science Endorsement (Graduate)


  1. Online option is available.

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Learn From the Best

The TSYS School of Computer Science is home to many accomplished faculty members. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. Thanks to a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in our computer-science degree programs.


Dr. Rania Hodhod
Professor / Edwin and Florette Rothschild Chair


Patrick Aiken
Director, TSYS Center for Cybersecurity


Dr. Riduan Abid
Associate Professor


Dr. Hyrum Carroll
Associate Professor


Armando Fernandez


Dr. Linqiang Ge
Associate Professor


Dr. Rodrigo Obando
Associate Professor


Dr. Lydia Ray


Dr. Neal Rogers
Assistant Professor


Dr. Yi Zhou
Associate Professor

Visit the Turner College of Business & Technology

Visit the TSYS Center for Cybersecurity

We Can Help

Columbus State University offers students a number of scholarships each year. Learn more about available scholarships.


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