School of Computer Sciences

School of Computer Sciences

Our mission is to provide our students with an exceptional and comprehensive education in computer science, cyber security, information systems, and other associated professional disciplines.

Our graduates enjoy a wide range of exciting and interesting careers as systems analyst, database administrators, network administrators, operating systems programmers, software engineers, web software developers, network analysts, LAN specialists, distributed systems analysts, telecommunications analysts, and systems security administrators.


Benefits at WIU

  • Programs are rewarding and challenging and give students the basic and fundamental knowledge of your field and give you the confidence to attack problems and the competence to solve them
  • Students will be well-prepared for a variety of career opportunities in every conceivable type of commercial, industrial, governmental, research, and educational organization
  • Faculty are experts in artificial intelligence, computer architecture, computer graphics, computer languages, databases, distributed processing, networking, simulation, and software engineering
  • Students have access to leading-edge computing technology and gain experience on a variety of computing equipment
    • Lab classrooms with the latest microcomputers from Dell and Apple
    • A large IBM Mainframe
    • Enterprise-class computers from SUN Microsystems
    • A networking laboratory with CISCO networking equipment
  • The Computer Science Association (CSA) joins students with similar interests who learn about the latest advances through field trips and special presentations
  • The National Honorary Computer Society, Upsilon Pi Epsilon provides special recognition to outstanding Computer Science majors