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Computer Science

At Virginia Tech, the Department of Computer Science is focused on how people, software, and information are viewed from the perspective of a computing discipline. These three key elements are also the points at which the department builds collaborative linkages with other researchers, departments, and colleges. Computer Science faculty members possess rich expertise in the areas of data analytics,data mining, artificial intelligence, mobile computing, wireless communication and security, cyber security, software engineering, and networking. Rich laboratory experience is guaranteed in all of these fields.

The Computer Science program at the NCR campus offers in-depth exposure to the extensive body of knowledge in the computing discipline and prepares graduates for careers or further study. Both full-time and part-time degree programs are offered in:

  • M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Applications

Certificates can also be earned in:

  • Information Assurance Engineering

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Contact Information

Ing-Ray Chen, Ph.D.
Director, Computer Science
Virginia Tech
National Capital Region
7054 Haycock Road
Falls Church, VA 22043
Phone: (703) 538-8376
Fax: (703) 538-8348

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