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Computer Science

Welcome to the Department of Computer Science

UMass Boston's Department of Computer Science in the College of Science and Mathematics offers courses in database-backed web development, system administration, and artificial intelligence. Explore topics such as biodiversity informatics, data mining, distributed software systems, and network information systems.

Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

Professional Developement

  • Computer Science (Certificate)
  • Computer Science (Minor)
  • Database Technology (Certificate)

About Our Department

The goal of the department is to offer excellence in research, teaching and technical skills.

If you are wondering what you can do with a Computer Science degree, there are several career options available to you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Computer Science occupations are projected to grow more than twice as fast as the average for all other occupations.

Our bachelors programs, including the BS program in Computer Science that is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,, offer a wide variety of courses such as artificial intelligence, cyber security, database-backed web development, data mining, and system administration.

At the doctoral level, our research faculty and PhD students are investigating topics in applied database research, bioinformatics, computer graphics, computer vision, cybersecurity, data mining, distributed software systems, higher performance computing, network information systems, programming languages, theoretical computer science, and visual attention.



Department of Computer Science
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
Phone: 617.287.6441