Why ODU for Computer Science?
Gain skills in an exciting field that's growing every minute.
At ODU you'll learn a wide range of useful knowledge and applied skills. Our computer science program curriculum ranges from experimental techniques to engineering methodology. You'll work on projects that investigate real-world problem solving. Our students thrive in a strong conceptual and practical curriculum with hands-on laboratory experiences.
When you graduate, you'll be ready to enter the world of professional software development and other in-demand computer science jobs, including network and database administration and information security analysis.
ODU students are sought after by Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Apple, and eBay, and local companies such as Anthem, PRA and ADP.
Choose from two core computer science undergraduate majors, two linked programs, two minors, and three graduate programs at the master's and doctoral levels.
As the region's only public urban research university, we are an incubator for innovation and entrepreneurship.
Over half of all ODU students receive financial help from grants, scholarships, educational loans, or college work-study programs.
Undergraduate computer science majors have the opportunity to participate in the Honors Program in Computer Science.
Join a housing community for first-year students majoring in Computer Science who are seeking co-curricular activities connected to their career goals.
"We invite you to join us to benefit from the wide variety of courses offered, as well as opportunities to work with our faculty on their research projects."
Chair & Professor
Department of Computer Science