Education Overview

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) provides degree programs leading to a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts through the College of Science and Technology (CST). There are three Bachelor's Degree Programs, one in Computer Science (CS) , one in Information Science and Technology (IS&T), and one in Data Science. There is also an interdisciplanary minor in Computer Science, an interdisciplanary minor in Information Science and Technology , a joint degree program with the Mathematics Department, and a joint degree program with the Physics Department..

The CIS Department offers a Master of Science Program in Computer & Information Science, a Master of Science in Information Science and Technology, and a Ph.D. Program in Computer and Information Science.

The CIS Department also offers a variety of service courses for Temple students, including a number of programming language courses, and introductory computing courses.

These programs are constantly being updated in order to reflect current research in the field, to satisfy curriculum recommendations by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and to remain up to date with changes in technology. All programs emphasize a combination of theory and practice. The curriculum enables students to gain the knowledge and background needed to further their professional and academic growth and to develop skills which will allow them to contribute meaningfully as computer and information science professionals. To apply to Temple and learn more about the overall University, go to the Temple University Admissions home page. Temple does not restrict or manage applications by individual degree programs.

For more information about our programs, Open Houses and Student Shadowing Opportunities contact Cindy Li.