NORFOLK STATE UNIVERSITY
700 PARK AVENUE * NORFOLK, VIRGINIA * 23504
Robinson Technology Center (RTC)
Office:: (757) 823-9454     Fax: (757) 823-9229
Email: CompSci@nsu.edu
  • ABET Accreditation
    The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer
    Science at Norfolk state University is
    accredited by the Computing Accreditation
    Commission of ABET  (www.abet.org)
  • Master's Degree Program
    The Computer Science graduate program
    provides a quality computer science
    graduate education to students, especially
    those from the underrepresented sector of
    the population, by strengthening analytic
    skills, offering valuable research experiences,
    and promoting professional development in
    computer science.
  • Cybersecurity Summer Academy
    The Information Assurance Research Education
    and Development Institute (IAREDI) at
    Norfolk State University is hosting a one week
    Cybersecurity summer academy, (link)
    from June 27 - July 1, 2016.
  • New M.S. in Cybersecurity
    The Computer Science department has received
    official approval from the State Council of
    Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) and the
    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission
    on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer a Master of Science degree
    in Cybersecurity. This program is scheduled to begin
    January 2015.

Welcome to the Computer Science Website

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 Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at Norfolk State University is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET (www.abet.org)

CompSci News

March, 2016

Cybersecurity Summer Academy

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The Information Assurance Research Education and Development Institute (IAREDI) at Norfolk State University is hosting a one week Cybersecurity summer academy, from June 27 - July 1, 2016. The event is sponsored by the Department of Energy, for High School students. The goal of this program is to increase Cybersecurity awareness among high schoolers and introduce them to cyber security professions. The ultimate goal is to increase the number of cyber security professionals in the nation as currently the USA has a shortage of Cybersecurity professionals in the workplace.

November, 2014

M.S. in Cybersecurity

The Computer Science department has received official approval from the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to offer a Master of Science degree in Cybersecurity. This degree will be the first to be offered completely online by the department and is designed to address the shortage of trained cybersecurity workers in organizational settings. This program is scheduled to begin January 2015.

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