Educating Future Leaders
The Department of Computer Science is one of the fastest growing departments at UNLV. Comprising just under half of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering total enrollment, the department’s focus is on providing a well-rounded education with a solid basis in the fundamentals of computer science theory and practice. Our students and alumni are well-represented in the field, with many taking on employment in Las Vegas and around the globe. Current projects/employment to which students and alumni contribute include:
- Department of Defense software contracts
- Alternative energy projects
- Public utility software
- Data science applications
- Unmanned aerial systems
- E-commerce and web development
- Aviation industry
- Geotechnical engineering
- Programming research and algorithm development
M.S. in data analytics
The M.S. in Data Analytics is accepting applications for fall 2021. This degree is designed for people with undergraduate degrees in disciplines other than computer science.
The M.S. in Data Analytics equips students with technical skills that are used by professional data scientists for data analysis, visualization, predictions, and discoveries. This master degree utilizes the strengths of six colleges to train students in discipline-specific topics such as hospitality, health, engineering, business, and social sciences.
Job Openings in the Computer Science Department
A roundup of students and faculty whose innovation and expertise made news headlines.
Students gain workforce-ready training and experience for much-in-demand cybersecurity jobs.
GenCyber Camp already is reaping rewards by turning high school participants into UNLV computer science majors.
Lied Library’s Makerspace has let students dive into DIY projects. With more facilities on the way, UNLV is creating a pipeline for students to take their ideas from dorm-room dream to mass-produced products.
IN THE NEWS
The Department of Computer Science is one of the departments in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering.