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The School of Computing at Shelby Hall Welcomes Graduate Students from India


▼   Master of Science Graduate Degree
The School of Computing at the University of South Alabama offers two masters specializations to select from:
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Information Systems - focused on Software Development 
    Each specialization has an optional complementary Information Assurance (IA) track for interested students.
▼   Computer Science

The Computer Science specialization is for students interested in the theoretical aspects of the discipline with an emphasis on the construction of system software or the development of scientific applications using software engineering principles.

The IA Computer Science track concentrates on cyber security as it relates to data and networks.

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▼   Cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity program is for students who are interested in learning how to manage, administer, and protect critical information infrastructures; defend organizations from emerging cybersecurity threats; and respond effectively to the dynamic cybersecurity landscape.

▼   Information Systems

The Information Systems program is for students who are interested in software development.  This is a workforce development option, with no research track. 

The IA Information Systems track concentrates on security as it relates to business organizational issues.

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▼   Faculty Research Areas
  • Cyber-Security, Information Security, Information Assurance, Risk Assessment
  • Health Informatics
  • Data Forensics, Network Security
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Real-Time Systems
  • Algorithms, Software Engineering
  • Graphics, Computational Geometry
  • Software Tools, Software Architecture
  • Trust in Computing, Human Computer Interface (HCI) Development
  • Knowledge Hiding in Databases (KHD)
  • Managerial & Behavioral Aspects of Information Technology Deployment and Use
  • Multimedia Development & Technology Assimilation
▼   We Offer:
  • State-of-the-Art Equipment
  • Cutting Edge Research Projects
  • 13:1 Student to Faculty Ratio
  • Competitive Cost Structure
  • Small Class Sizes (average: 18)
  • Student Internships and Cooperative Education Programs
▼   About School of Computing

Established in 1980

Bachelor’s Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Health Informatics

Master’s Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Cybersecurity


  • Accelerated Combined Program undergraduate and graduate programs combined
  • Nationally Recognized
  • First Computer Science program accredited in Alabama - 1988 
  • Information Systems curriculum is based on the national IS model
  • Information Systems program accredited in 2005
  • First U.S. institution accredited by ABET in all three program areas

Grants Received include:

  • National Science Foundation
  • US Election Assistance Commission
  • Mentor Graphics
  • Department of Education
  • State of Alabama
  • Department of Defense
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▼   Center of Academic Excellence

Based on excellence in Information Security teaching and research, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security designated USA a Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.

Center of Academic Excellence Award

▼   About USA
The University of South Alabama is a dynamic, growing school on the outskirts of Mobile, Alabama. With a population of over 15,000 students and a green campus nestled between the waters of Mobile Bay and the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico, USA is a High Research Activity university as designated by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and hosts a diverse student body.
▼   Admissions to the School of Computing

Important Contact Information:

School of Computing 
Phone: (251) 460-6390
Fax: (251) 460-7274

School of Computing
150 Student Services Drive,
Suite 2101
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688

Office of International Admissions
Phone: (251) 460-6050

University of South Alabama
Office of International Services
Meisler Hall, Suite 2200
390 Alumni Circle
Mobile, AL 36688-0002