Department of Computer Science

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Dr. Rosemary Shumba - Chair
Computer Science Building, Suite 207

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The Computer Science Department is committed to being a model of creativity and technical leadership. From building software for complex systems to exploring virtual reality, our students study a wide range of concepts in networking, artificial intelligence, research and cybersecurity that will prepare them for success in the workplace or in an advanced degree program. Small class sizes and a tight community of faculty, students and alumni provide the resources and the support you need to be successful.


 The Computer Science Program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.


Cyber Security

 The Computer Science Program with a specialization in Cybersecurity was validated and re-designated as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense in 2021.


NSF CyberCorps® Scholarship for Service (SFS)

nsf-cybercorps The Department of Computer Science at Bowie State University is a proud participant in the CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) program.


Nationally recognized Computer Science Program (New York Times)

A new program at Bowie State connects computing students directly with companies, bypassing an often harsh Silicon Valley vetting process.

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Our Programs

  • Lay the foundation for a successful career in computing and cyber defense. Learn More

  • From healthcare to finance to public policy, business decisions are data driven. Learn More
  • Gain a broad understanding of the techniques, technology, systems and policy related to cybersecurity. Learn More
  • Develop applications for business corporations, government systems, mobile systems, web systems, and embedded systems. Learn More