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Welcome to Our Department

From the Desk of the Department Head

CS Department Head Xiaojun Qi

Welcome to the Utah State University Department of Computer Science. Our undergraduate and graduate programs prepare students to enter exciting and fulfilling careers. Located in beautiful Logan, Utah, our students enjoy a balance of outdoor adventures and academic rigor. USU Computer Science faculty members are engaged in groundbreaking research projects and they are working with collaborators around the world to shape the future.

With new faculty members joining our team of experienced faculty, we anticipate major academic and research successes this year. We’re excited to offer five new online certificates focused on computer science teaching, software development, web and mobile development, and cloud computing.

The new Master of Data Science program offers students the opportunity to explore the growing fields of big data, data analytics, data mining, data visualization, machine learning, image/video analysis, and database systems.

We’re glad to welcome you to the department and we hope to see you around campus soon!

- Dr. Xiaojun Qi, Professor and Department Head

Recent News

USU Undergrad Takes Top Award in Department of Energy Cybersecurity Competition

USU Undergrad Takes Top Award in Department of Energy Cybersecurity Competition


For eight grueling hours, Utah State University undergraduate Seth Manesse single-handedly defended a wind farm corporation from relentless cyberattacks, while restoring critical computer systems and ensuring the firm’s customers experienced no service in...