Department of Computer Science


The Department of Computer Science offers a comprehensive program of study in both the theory of computer science and its applications; leading to an internationally accredited (ABET) BS degree in Computer Science (CS) and a practical, hands-on oriented BS degree in Computer Information Technology (CIT). These degrees prepare students for graduate studies and a variety of career opportunities. Qualified students engage in research using facilities outfitted with state-of-the-art computing technologies at William Paterson University.

  • BS in Computer Information Technology
  • BS in Computer Science
  • Minor in Computer Information Systems
  • Minor in Computer Science
Alumni of the Computer Science Department hold rewarding jobs in mainstream computing industries as programmers, system analysts, software engineers, database administrators, network specialists, or computer scientists. Many have pursued graduate studies at prominent regional and national universities.