The Richard A. Miner School of Computer & Information Sciences offers programs leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees that are a blend of both applied and theoretical aspects of computation, including a bioinformatics option and a data science option.  

We also offer, in conjunction with the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies, the Computer Science Certificate. The certificate prepares the working professional, who may not have earned a bachelor's degree in computer science, for graduate work in computer science.

Degree Programs

Our graduates are highly sought after by regional, national and international companies and research organizations, including 3COM, Analog Devices, AstraZeneca, Avid, BAE, Cisco, Dell EMC, Fidelity, Google, IBM, InforSense, iRobot, Merck, MITRE, Microsoft, Motorola, NASA, Nortel, Oracle, Raytheon, and Toyota Research Institute, as well as academia.

Hear from Our Faculty & Students

  • Jaelyn  Dones
    Computer Science

    Jaelyn Dones is slated to earn her bachelor’s degree after 2 1/2 years, and she’s already working a dream job related to her computer science major.

  • Grace Chin
    Computer Science

    Great classes and research experience, a professional co-op and a cybersecurity competition are preparing Grace Chin for professional success.

  • Adam Norton
    Graphic Design

    Adam Norton’s experience at the UMass Lowell robotics lab and Revolving Museum allowed him to work with iRobot on educational school visits to get the next generation hooked on robotics.

  • Linh Nguyen
    Computer Science & Mathematics

    Linh Nguyen developed a cloud-based market data tool — and a newfound interest in financial technology — through her data science experience with the Nasdaq Futures Internship Program.

  • Vanessa Chen
    Computer Science

    Vanessa Chen likes computer science because it’s both logical and creative.