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The TSYS School of Computer Science serves the educational needs of students of the university in the area of computing and the specific educational needs of the businesses and industries in our community. Computing plays a large part in the educational experience of each student at Columbus State University, with the School of Computer Science is committed to playing a leadership role in this process. The school maintains programs for its majors that are current, viable, and applicable to the computing technologies and the technologies of the present and future. And because we serve the community in which we live, we maintain contact with the computing entities of our region, and strive to provide the educational opportunities needed to keep those entities viable for the future.

Columbus State University has been recognized among:

Best Online Computer Science Degree Programs 2015 (#40 nationally)
Best Colleges for Online Master's Degrees in Computer Science  (#10 nationally)

Making More: How an Online CS Masters Impacts Salary

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill



  • Security Injections Workshop - Jan. 15th
  • ACM Student Organization and the TSYS School of Computer Science to host FLL SuperRegional (January 10th)
  • Spring ROAR for new students - Jan. 7th (1:15pm)
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Awards / Recognition

  • Drs. Lydia Ray, Shamim Khan, Yesem Peker, and Rania Hodhod are part of the CSU receiving a "No Child Left Behind" Title II Part A Higher Education IMPROVING TEACHER QUALITY Higher Education grant - "ACT4STEM: Applying Computational Thinking for STEM Disciplines"
  • Graduate Students Trang Nguyen, Hilliary Fleenor, Britni Alexander, and Yien Wang, received a NCWIT Student Seed Fund grant. The grant "will arrange a computing day for fourth- and fifth-grade girls to gain experience with computational thinking and problem solving, as well as to encourage them to consider studies and careers in technology."
  • Dr. Jianhua Yang research paper titled "RTT-based Random Walk Approach to Detect Stepping-Stone Intrusion" has been accepted by IEEE conference AINA 2015.
  • Computer Science Graduate Student Trang Nguyen will present her research paper "Using Unrestricted Mobile Sensors to Infer Tapped and Traced User Inputs" at the International Conference on Information Technology - New Generations (ITNG), April 2015.
  • Dr. Rania Hodhod and Graduate Student Hillary Fleenor have had their chapter proposal, "Assessment of Learning and Technology: Computer Science Education," accepted for the upcoming book, "Handbook of Research on Learning Outcomes and Opportunities in the Digital Age."