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Computer Science, Ph.D.

Develop your expertise in computer science through coursework, cutting-edge research, and the latest technologies as you enhance your career options in academia and industry.

What You’ll Learn

Our rigorous, innovation-focused Computer Science, Ph.D. offers a rigorous, advanced, research-oriented education in emerging areas of computer science, including cybersecurity, data science, and cloud computing.

Your studies will combine core fundamental courses, transformative research, and special topics including machine learning, privacy, mobile security research, vehicle security research, and artificial intelligence, that bridge the gap between high-technology research and its commercialization. You’ll work directly with expert faculty on research projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, and Department of Defense at New York Tech’s Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC).

Career Options

  • AI Scientist
  • Cybersecurity Expert
  • IT Director
  • Network Specialist
  • Research and Development Expert
  • Software Engineer
Seth Levine (M.S. ‘19)

Researcher

While in school, Seth was a research assistant working on a project that explored machine learning and deep learning for activity recognition using smartphones.

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Nicholas Cariello (B.S. ‘18, M.S. ‘19)

Cyber Engineer

After completing the accelerated 5-year B.S./M.S. degree program, Nick was offered a full-time position as a cybersecurity engineer at IBM.

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LaVern Rhaburn Sula (B.S. ’88)

Argus Cyber Security

LaVern is the president of the North American division of Argus Cyber Security, the largest independent automotive cybersecurity company in the world.

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“As the first Ph.D. to be offered by our College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, this degree program will deliver the technical expertise needed to boost and sustain the region’s growing tech hub.”

President Hank Foley

New York Institute of Technology

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How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you’ll be prepared to prominent members of the research community and leaders in academia, R&D, industry, and government labs and entities.

RA and TA positions may also be available to qualified applicants.

Certain changes to this program are pending approval by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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When Diego Conseugra first arrived at New York Tech, he felt like he found his second home. As a student orientation leader, he strives to make all new students feel the same.

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