Why Choose the M.S. Computer Science Program at SJSU?

  • We offer a rigorous program that combines fundamentals, applications, and innovation in computer science.
  • The department has over 24 full-time professors with research and professional experience in many areas of computer science, including big data, software engineering, security, networking, machine learning, and bioinformatics.
  • Special topics courses are offered by adjunct faculty from major Silicon Valley companies such as Google and IBM.
  • 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 Valley companies.
  • 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.