Degrees & Programs

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Discover which graduate program is right for you—a Computer Science and Engineering PhD, a Computer Science and Engineering MS, a special joint academic programs degree, or an advanced certificate.

The PhD in Computer Science and Engineering is your passport to a career in academia or industrial research.  Our PhD graduates have gone on to win tenure-track faculty positions, lead major technology firms, create their own innovative startups, and even assume a university presidency.
The MS in Computer Science and Engineering deepens your knowledge of computer science topics and increases your employability.  It typically leads to better professional employment opportunities and a higher salary.
Cognitive Science is the study of how the mind works, both in its conceptual organization and in its computational and neural infrastructure.
he Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Linguistics jointly participate in a master’s-level curriculum in Computational Linguistics resulting in a Master’s in Natural Sciences.
The University at Buffalo offers master's and doctoral degree concentrations in Geographic Information Science - an emerging interdisciplinary field that incorporates innovative research in environmental science, social science, and engineering.
The Advanced Certificate in Computational Science is designed to provide students at the University at Buffalo with training in advanced scientific computing in combination with specialized education in traditional disciplines of science and engineering.
The Advanced Certificate in Information Assurance is designed to equip students at UB with a comprehensive understanding of the many facets of  Information Assurance and Security.  With the rapid growth of the Internet and, in turn, the creation of numerous new information  channels, the task of securing these channels and their underlying systems has become an industry-wide and national level top priority.