The top seven computer science programs in Florida are, as you might expect, at the most prestigious public universities. Those universities are listed below along with facts about their computer science programs.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for computer scientists are excellent, so this would be a good field to get into.
The best computer science program in Florida is at UF’s Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering. There are four undergraduate programs at CISE: Computer Engineering, which is ABET Accredited, Computer Science (CSE), Computer Science (CSC), and Digital Arts and Sciences (DAS).
FSU’s Department of Computer Science offers the second-best CS prgrams in the state. FSU has both a BS in CS and a BA in CS, but only the BS is accredited by ABET. There is also a BS in Computational Biology and a unique BS in Computer Criminology at FSU.
The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has two divisions: the Electrical & Computer Engineering Division and the Computer Science Division. There is a five year combined BS/MS degree which is ABET accredited.
There are two basic undergraduate computer science programs at USF, one leading to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and one leading to the Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering. As at UCF there is a combined five year BS/MS program.
In addition to the regular graduate MS in CS degree, there are also special master’s degree programs at FAU, including a program that takes place only during weekends for working professionals.
The degrees that the Computer Science Department at Florida Institute of Technology currently awards are Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science in Software Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science.
In addition to the regular computer science program at FIU, students can also pursue a 4+1 BS/MS degree and a software design and development track for students who intend to pursue a software engineering career.