The Graduate College


Graduate Programs Taught by World-Class Faculty

Master of Science in Computer Science

College of Arts and Sciences


Name: Francisco Iacobelli
Phone: (773)442-4728
Link: Department Website


The Department of Computer Science focuses on preparing students to be at the forefront of the Information Age. Courses focus on information systems, network security, software engineering, bioinformatics and business intelligence.

Is this for me?

This program is for you if you want an exciting career in information technology where your skills will give you an edge, or if you want to be well prepared for a Ph.D. program in order to generate cutting edge research.


Companies are in great need of workers who can harness the vast amounts of information now available to them. According to the latest report of the department of labor statistics, "Computer software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2008-18 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects."