Computer science combines intellectual challenges with the excitement of being part of an innovative and rapidly expanding technology. The Computer Science Department is responsive to the educational needs of its students, offering both B.S. and M.S. degrees. The programs combine thorough preparation in the fundamentals of computing with the opportunity for more advanced work in Computer Science, Information Systems, and Computational Science.
The teaching and research facilities of the Computer Science Department are housed in the John A. Peoples Science Building. The department features state-of-the-art resources, including multimedia and high performance computers, all connected to the campus network and the Internet.
Jackson State University has a reputation for producing quality graduates in computer science and enrollment is growing.