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Over the past half-century, computers have become ubiquitous in modern life. Speed School graduates have embraced the opportunities.

Computer Science

Degrees Available: Undergraduate, Graduate, Doctorate

Certificates available

Computer Science is the theoretical study of information systems, whereas Computer Engineering provides the practical knowledge of hardware and software.

This is a discipline for students who are adaptable, can think fast, and are lifelong learners. Computing technology changes constantly, and trained professionals are needed in every industry to harness it. The expertise you gain will always be in demand.

What You’ll Study

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer simulation
  • Database applications and data mining
  • E-commerce and web-based services
  • Information assurance/security
  • Intelligent systems and robotics
  • Microcontrollers and microprocessors
  • Mobile networks and distributed systems
  • Multimedia and bio-imaging
  • Software engineering
  • Networks

In response to the existing need for technical jobs throughout the local industry in Louisville and Kentucky, the Computer Science & Engineering Department has a new undergraduate degree program – Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science (BACS)


Student Story

"Studying CSE at Speed School has been an enriching experience for me. Here I learned that imagination is my limit, and that Computer Science is the right operating system for all innovation." -Asma Baccouche, Computer Science & Engineering

Explore Our Degree and Certificate Offerings

Regardless of the stage in your engineering journey, Speed School gives you options to reach your goal. Our undergraduate degree earns you a Bachelors of Science in 4 years, with an option to acquire a masters degree in only one additional year. Our graduate options will give you a professional advantage or take you into more advanced research. Find your trajectory, as an undergraduate, graduate student, or professional.

Check your Undergraduate Flight Plan

The Flight Plan is a structured, measurable guide for your academic success and growth. Our award-winning academic counselors will work with you to find your optimal path to graduation.

Research Opportunities

Speed School also offers research fellowships to support doctoral students. Interested in specific research with faculty? Check out their research interests.