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Computer Science Doctoral Program

Program Details


Doctor of Philosophy


On campus


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Prepare to make an enduring impact in fields like machine learning, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity with a Ph.D. in computer science from Stevens.

U.S. News and World Report Best Grad Schools Computer Science 2023-24All Stevens computer science doctoral students receive financial support, which allows them to dive into vigorous research right away. You’ll work under the guidance of expert faculty, including the inventor of a landmark algorithm for computer graphics, a collaborator in three major software advances, multiple NSF CAREER Award recipients and cybersecurity industry leaders. Our graduates go on to impressive career paths in academia, corporations, government agencies and financial institutions.

The Department of Computer Science offers dynamic opportunities to explore leading-edge research within a close community of faculty mentors. You'll be able to study under a faculty mentor in the area that you find most exciting:

  • AI and Machine Learning

  • Computer Vision

  • Big Data Analytics

  • Programming Languages

  • Computer Security and Cryptography

  • Software Systems

Stevens graduate students have the unique opportunity to learn from foremost experts in AI and machine learning research, and their applications in data science and robotics.

Computer Science Research

The computer science department at Stevens offers you a maximum amount of flexibility to pursue research opportunities in cutting-edge, competitive areas of exploration like secure systems, machine learning, cryptography and visual computing. You’ll work with recognized leaders in the field, gain exposure to top industry labs and learn sought-after principles that will help propel your career. Learn more about research in the Department of Computer Science.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens’ Hoboken, N.J., location enables lucrative collaborations and future employment opportunities at universities, corporations and agencies, including NYU, Columbia, Rutgers/DIMACS, AT&T Labs, Bell Labs and Google New York.

More Advantages to Our Program

  • Advanced interdisciplinary research opportunities

  • Comprehensive, high-quality graduate computer science curriculum

  • Full financial support through teaching/research assistantships and fellowships

  • Welcoming and inclusive environment for all students

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