DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Fenn Hall 332
Murad Hizlan, Interim Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Haodong Wang, Graduate Program Director
The Computer Science program at Cleveland State University is a specialized degree program designed to prepare students for careers as computer science professionals. The MCS is housed within the Washkewicz College of Engineering. The program emphasizes study of computing using the latest technologies. It focuses on the theoretical capabilities of computing including problem solving and algorithms. Graduates of the program will be prepared for immediate employment in business, industry and government, or pursue higher studies in the discipline.
Current faculty information can be located on the Cleveland State University Faculty Profile page.
Faculty and Research
Faculty members are engaged in research in a wide variety of topics in the field of Computer Science and Engineering. There are a number of active, externally funded, projects in areas such as computer network security, software engineering, mobile computing, distributed computing, and computer science education.
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Washkewicz College of Engineering have a limited number of graduate assistantships available each year. A student may apply for an assistantship by completing an application form available at the department web site.
Students in the MCS program have a wide range of options, allowing them to focus their studies on topics such as systems programming, database development, networks, security, and others. As a result, a graduate's career options will vary somewhat, depending on the chosen areas of study. Typical starting positions would include developer, systems analyst, network engineer, researcher, database administrator and security analyst.