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The School of Computer Sciences at WIU

Welcome to the School of Computer Sciences at Western Illinois University. Our mission is to provide our students with an exceptional and comprehensive education in computer science, network technologies, information systems, and other associated professional disciplines.

The School of Computer Sciences has several degree programs:

Undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate Minors

Graduate degrees

The School of Computer Sciences also has an integrated program which streamlines a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Computer Science into a single 5-year experience.

Quick Facts

What can you do with a degree from the School of Computer Sciences?

Our graduates enjoy a wide range of exciting and interesting careers, including

  • Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Operating Systems Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Software Developer
  • Network Analyst
  • LAN Specialist
  • Distributed Systems Analyst
  • Telecommunications Analyst
  • Systems Security Administrator
  • ...and more!

Why Choose Computer Science at WIU?

Our students have access to leading-edge computing technology in the School of Computer Sciences. You will gain experience on a variety of computing equipment.

  • Laboratories full of the latest microcomputers from Dell and Apple
  • A networking laboratory with CISCO networking equipment
  • Enterprise-class computers from SUN Microsystems
  • A large IBM Mainframe

With the experience you'll gain at WIU, you'll be well equipped to make key technology decisions during your working career.

Our faculty have a variety of experience, degrees, and research interests. At WIU, you will learn from experts in

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Languages
  • Databases
  • Distributed Processing
  • Networking
  • Simulation
  • Software Engineering
  • ...and more!