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Computer Science—MS, PhD

Research Across the Spectrum

The combination of outstanding faculty and outstanding facilities will provide you the opportunity to become adept in your chosen area through research and studies. Special-purpose labs for research and graduate education include:

  • Artificial intelligence/robotics lab
  • Cluster computing lab
  • Compiler/architecture lab
  • Graphics and Visualization lab
  • Human-computer interaction lab

The Department of Computer Science at Michigan Tech is a major contributor to our technologically rich society through its balance of high-quality educational and research programs. Students have ample opportunities to conduct leading-edge research in a friendly, collegial atmosphere.

Points of Pride

  • Four faculty members and an alumnus have received NSF CAREER Awards.
  • Alumni are in faculty positions at the University of Rochester and Missouri University of Science and Technology, among others.
  • Our graduates are employed in a range of industries, including Absoft, Barracuda Networks, Ford, Rockwell Collins, QLogic, Signature Research, Texas Instruments, and more.
  • Graduate students have received the Google Anita Borg Scholarship and a NASA-Harriet G. Jenkins Predoctoral Fellowship Award.
  • Research projects in compilers, computer architecture, computer science education, and parallel computing have received funding of over $1 million each.

Planning Ahead

You may select from three degree options for completion of your MS degree, depending on your interest in research (Thesis Option), projects (Project Option), and coursework (Coursework option).

MS Plans

PhD Plans