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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 is helping meet demand by offering multiple degree options in computer science through the TSYS School of Computer Science. Choose from two graduate, seven undergraduate, and six certificate programs ― each designed to encourage creative problem-solving, foster innovation, and develop hands-on skill.

As part of the TSYS School of Computer Science at Columbus State University, you'll have a unique educational advantage. 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.

Degree Programs
Program Name Bachelor's Master's Other
Applied Computer Science   M.S.1  
Applied Computer Science - AI and Machine Learning     Graduate Certificate1
Computer Science B.S.   Minor, Teacher Endorsement1, Undergraduate Research Certificate, Graduate Endorsement
Cybersecurity B.S.   Undergraduate Certificate, Graduate Certificate1
Cybersecurity of FinTech     Nexus
Cybersecurity Management   M.S.1 Graduate Certificate1
Enterprise Computing     Certificate
Information Technology B.S., Online B.S.1    
Practitioner in Cybersecurity of FinTech     Certificate
Web Development     Certificate

Notes:

  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. Shamim Khan
Professor / Department Chair

 

Dr. Rania Hodhod
Associate Professor/Assistant Chair

 

Patrick Aiken
Director, TSYS Center for Cybersecurity

 

Dr. Riduan Abid
Associate Professor

 

Dr. Anastasia Angelopoulou
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

 

Elke Brumbaugh
Lecturer in Computer Science

 

Dr. Hyrum Carroll
Associate Professor of Computer Science

 

Dr. Linqiang Ge
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

 

Dr. Suk Lee
Associate Professor

 

Dr. Rodrigo Obando
Associate Professor

 

Dr. Yesem Peker
Associate Professor

 

Dr. Alfredo Perez
Associate Professor of Computer Science

 

Dr. Lydia Ray
Associate Professor

 

Dr. Neal Rogers
Assistant Professor

 

Dr. Lixin Wang
Associate Professor

 
 

Dr. Yi Zhou
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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