The Computer Science Program at Norfolk State University is designed to provide students with an exposure to the broad Computer Science spectrum, with an opportunity to create areas of specialization with appropriate applied mathematics and/or computer electives. Generally, the program emphasizes the practical and theoretical aspects of Computer Science and related areas of Computer Science and prepares students for careers as Computer Software Engineers, System Analysts and other professions. The program also provides an adequate foundation for students who wish to pursue graduate study in Computer Science.
The Undergraduate program in Computer Science at Norfolk State University is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org)
Luay A Wahsheh, PhD, received $453,000.00 as PI on a new grant award entitled "Addressing the Shortage and Quality of Cybersecurity Workers through Relevant and Dynamic Training" from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). This is a collaborative grant with North Carolina A & T State University, Bowie University, Voorhees College, University of the Virgin Islands and Sandia National Labs.