Computer Science

Department of Computer Science

We offer Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science with several specialization options, minors, and certificates. Students in the Computer Science programs enjoy the personal attention of our faculty members in all facets of their education.


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UWF has been designated as a
National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education
by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security.

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Cybersecurity Programs

The Department of Computer Science at the University of West Florida is now accepting applications for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, specialization in Cybersecurity at the University of West Florida. For more information regarding this new program, please visit the Undergraduate Cybersecurity Program page or contact:

Colleen Weathers-Alger
Andrew Chavers

The Department of Computer Science at the University of West Florida is now accepting applications for the Master's of Science in Computer Science, specialization in Cybersecurity at the University of West Florida. For more information regarding this new program, please visit the Graduate Cybersecurity Program page or contact:

Ezhil Kalaimannan


Cyber Club 2017
Nine students represented UWF – student lead John Barlow, Jessica Aguilar, Shawn Bragg, Debbie Gartman, Sam Janicki, Denny Loucks, Cody Mahaffey, Zachary Mingus and Bhavyansh Mishra.

Cyber Club places first in CyberThon 2017

The University of West Florida Cyber Club placed first in the college division this past weekend in CyberThon 2017, the third annual cybersecurity challenge event hosted by the AFCEA Blue Angels Pensacola Challenge at Naval Air Station Pensacola National Flight Academy. CyberThon is a community event designed to give high school and college students hands-on experience in cyber defense and engagement procedures with mentoring from cybersecurity experts.

Teams scored points by answering a series of questions crafted by cybersecurity experts from government, military and industry. The questions covered cybersecurity, network monitoring, cryptography and steganography in a simulated online financial system designed by Navy Federal Credit Union.

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CodeFest 2017

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The University of West Florida Department of Computer Science invites you to be a part of the 2nd Annual CodeFest! Come experience this weekend-long CODING event where students from any background and field of study will collaborate, create, and bring ideas to life. Industry leaders with years of experience will be on hand to mentor each team of four-six students as they build their project. Stay tuned to find out how you can join us for this 36 hours of optimized creativity!

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