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Welcome to the Department of        Computer Science 


Contacting the Office and Advising

The Department of Computer Science office is currently closed. To contact us, please email You should expect to see a reply within 48 hours.
Contact Department

All advising will take place through Zoom. Please email your advisor to schedule an appointment.

We Are Hiring!

We invite applications for a tenure-track position. Applicants must have earned their Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching, research, and/or industry experience in the following areas: Data Visualization, Computer Science Education, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and related areas. Apply by Nov. 30, 2020 for full consideration; late applications may be reviewed until position is filled.

 New Courses for Spring 2021

CS 185C

CS 286

Good News

We Ranked #21 in the United States (9/30/2020)

SJSU (Computer Science Dept) has been ranked #21 for the Best College to earn your Computer Science Degree in the United States! Note that the 10 methodologies used for this ranking are: Retention Rate, Graduation Rate, Admission Rate, Cost of Tuition, Graduating Salary (ROI), Number of Programs Offered, Online Programs Offered, Loan Default Rate, Diplomas Awarded, and Percentage of Students Receiving Financial Aid. 

Congratulations to Dr. Wendy Lee (9/18/2020)

Professor Wendy Lee (co-PI) with Anand Ramasubramanian (CME) and John Lee (ME) has been awarded a grant from NASA Space Biology for the project entitled "Thrombosis in Microgravity." 

Congratulations to Dr. Mark Stamp (8/18/2020)

Professor Mark Stamp has won the 2019/20 CoS Research with and Mentoring Students Award.

First-Place Award (6/16/2020)

Andrew Jong (2020 CS Dept Outstanding Graduating Senior), along with Gaurav Kuppa (CMPE), supervised by Prof. Teng Moh, have won the first-place award in the Video Virtual Try-On Challenge at the Towards Human-Centric Image/Video Synthesis Workshop 2020, part of CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition), which is the premium annual computer vision event (conference, workshops, short courses). The presentation can be viewed here.

Scholarship (Spring 2020)

Outstanding Graduating Senior: Andrew Jong
Computer Science Department Scholarships: Alvin Lin, Minh Le Pham, Joel Alvares, and Ji An Lee


Computer Science Student and Faculty Accomplishments (2014-2020)

Lecturer Position

Interested in becoming a full-time or part-time Lecturer? Apply here

Information About Our Programs

The Department of Computer Science strives to provide the highest quality education in Computer Science at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We offer programs that lead to the Bachelor of Science degree, and the Master of Computer Science degree. We also offer Computer Science Certificates in Cybersecurity.

The Department of Computer Science and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics have combined their existing talents and resources to offer a Master of Data Science.

Our Bachelor's degree in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Both programs, BSCS and MSCS, are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

The Department of Computer Science, jointly with the Department of Computer Engineering, offers a program that leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Software Engineering

We offer a Minor in Bioinformatics and, jointly with the Departments of Biological Sciences and Mathematics and Statistics, a Master of Science in Bioinformatics.