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Computer Science

Computer Science at SMU Lyle is a research-oriented, student-centered department. We train strong logical thinkers and problem solvers who use computers and computational processes to build solutions that change the world. We promote world-class research with an absolute commitment to excellence in teaching.

Why Computer Science?

Shape the future by pursuing a degree at the forefront of technological innovation. The ever-evolving field of computer science continues to grow significantly as the technologies advance in artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, big data, natural language processing, cloud computing, software engineering, and more. Trained computer scientists earn competitive salaries and are in high demand, sought after across industries, both by established companies and startups.

Accelerated Pathways Master's Degree Program

The Accelerated Pathways program allows students to complete both B.S. and M.S. degrees in five years. Up to nine total credit hours of graduate courses may be applied toward fulfilling the student's undergraduate program requirements in the final year of their bachelor’s degree.