The Division of Computer Science at Kentucky State University offers graduate, undergraduate and non-degree programs that prepare students well for a career of life-long learning in the areas of computer science, computer security and networking, information technology, and digital gaming, entertainment and simulation.
Master of Science in Computer Science
Our Master of Science in Computer Science program is designed for students with Computer Science backgrounds as well as those without a background in Computer Science.
Bachelor of Science in Digital Gaming, Entertainment and Simulation
The Computer Gaming degree focuses on the current and future state of the video game industry. This will prepare graduates for a career in computer gaming, computer animation, software engineering and systems analyst, system administration and other Game Development related careers.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
The Bachelors in Computer Science offers the following options as Specializations: Computer Information Security, Computer Information Systems, Game Development, Network Engineering and Mathematics.
Minor in Computer Science
Students may also choose a Minor in Computer Science by completing 21 semester credit hours.
We also offer three certificate programs: Cyber Security Certificate, Network Associate Certificate and Network Professional Certificate.
Dual Credit Courses
The Division of Computer Science offers dual credit in Intro to Computers and Principles of Computer Science to the local service area. This dual enrollment for high school students reinforces content knowledge and college readiness while providing access to college credit.
Courses are designed to enable graduates to analyze, design, and develop computer and information systems, networks, and games. Introducing graduates to today’s prevailing programming languages, frameworks, tools, and industry best practices will pave the way for successful careers in the highly-demanded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields with the greatest potential of growth in the 21st century economy.
We are proud of the many elements that combine to make our Division strong:
- Faculty with Strong Credentials and Diverse Backgrounds
- Fully State-of-the-Art Labs:
- Multi-Purpose Instruction Lab
- Game Development Lab
- Dedicated Security Lab
- Network Lab
- Multimedia Lab
- Linux Research/Graduate Research Lab
- Graduate Research and Teaching Assistantships
- Undergraduate Research Opportunities
- Internship Opportunities
- Small Class Sizes
- Low Student to Faculty Ratio