Graduate CSCI Program
Graduate CSCI Program
We are pleased to introduce you to the graduate program in Computer Science at the College of Information Science and Technology. Graduate study at Computer Science offers an excellent Master program for students seeking professional, academic or research careers in the field of computing and information technology. Preparation of these careers includes classroom instruction, research endeavors, hands-on experience, guided study, internships and seminars.
Our graduate faculty in computer science use state-of-the-art facilities to provide up-to-date graduate instruction, conduct both applied and basic research, produce innovative and usable concepts and methods that can find applications, and supervise graduate projects and theses. The CS department is housed in the college of Information Science and Technology (IS&T) in the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI) building, a $45 million and 192,000 square feet state-of-the-art facility. PKI has received over $100 million of support with many laboratories supporting quality teaching and research.
Omaha is a thriving city that has been identified among top 10 cities with fastest growing IT industry. Omaha industries provide many internships and employment opportunities that you cannot find in smaller college towns. There continues to be a need for 1,500 and 2,000 new information technology professionals each year in Omaha metropolitan alone to meet the demand for normal growth of existing firms.
The computer science graduate program attracts students from around the globe and from a diversity of cultures. Students who have full-time jobs find our program attractive due to the flexibility in class offerings, especially the availability of evening classes. We invite applicants with undergraduate degrees in computer science as well as other disciplines. Applicants with bachelor's degrees in fields other than computer science who may desire to strengthen their backgrounds are welcome. Transition courses are available to prepare these applicants for graduate studies in computer science.
Through our degree you'll develop better planning, management and technical abilities necessary for leading a thriving organization in today's complex, digital world. At PKI you may not only get the degree, but you can graduate with industry experience, a pocket full of business contacts and life-long friends.
We invite you to visit UNO, and to meet our computer science faculty and students. We are continually evolving our computer infrastructure and laboratories, which we would like you to explore. For application, please follow the instructions in our online application website. Feel free to contact us for additional information.
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