We offer a rigorous program that combines fundamentals,
applications, and innovation in computer science.
The department has over 20 full-time professors with research
and professional experience in many areas of computer science,
including software engineering, security, networking, computer
graphics, and bioinformatics.
Special topics courses are offered by adjunct faculty from
major Silicon Valley companies such as Google and Nokia.
In addition to providing a solid foundation through
coursework, the graduate program is designed so that you will
gain experience working on original projects of substance,
preparing you for employment at an advanced level.
Small classes and individual research projects will give you
one-on-one contact with our faculty.
Our selective admission process ensures that you will
interact with other highly qualified students from Silicon Valley
and around the world.
The computer science department has established relationships
with IBM, Sun Microsystems, Hewlett-Packard, and other Silicon
San Jose State University is ranked by U.S. News & World
Report to be in the top 10 public colleges and universities in
the West that offer undergraduate and masters' programs.