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The Computer Science faculty at Allegheny College agree with Edward Lazowska, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, who said "Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is." Studying Computer Science at Allegheny means that you will be competitive for the computing careers that are projected to account for 73% of all new STEM jobs in the next decade, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Teaching and research in the Department of Computer Science are always student centered. While at Allegheny, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills of the field, in addition to honing your ability to effectively communicate and work in interdisciplinary teams. You will find the field of Computer Science to be filled with fascinating and rewarding challenges as you design, implement, and release mobile apps, web sites, and open-source software that will be useful to teachers, researchers, and industry experts from around the world.


  • Computer Science 380 Spring 2018

    Computer Science 380: Database Systems will be offered in the spring semester with Oliver Bonham-Carter

    Date: December 12, 2017

  • Computer Science 441 Spring 2018

    Computer Science 441: Distributed Systems will be offered in the spring semester with Aravind Mohan

    Date: December 05, 2017

  • SciMathTech Interview Day

    SciMathTech is a one day Science, Math, and Technology recruiting event

    Date: October 20, 2017

  • Technology Tea On Tuesdays At Two

    Please join the Computer Science Department for tea every Tuesday at 2pm

    Date: September 11, 2017

  • Picnic

    Join the Computer Science Department for a spring picnic to honor our seniors

    Date: April 27, 2017

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