• College of Sciences and Mathematics Student Recognition Ceremony
  • Representatives of the Computer Science Club presenting at the Spring18 WCU Student Organizations Fair.
  • Matthew Bonham ’18 presents a research poster at "WCU Research Day." Matthew's research is supervised by Dr. Richard Burns.

Faculty Positions

The Department of Computer Science at West Chester University is seeking two full-time tenure-track faculty members with expertise in interdisciplinary areas of theory, systems, cybersecurity and graphics. Outstanding candidates in other areas of computer science will also be considered. The appointment is open rank with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. At the time of appointment, the candidate must have a PhD or equivalent in computer science or related discipline. Exceptional candidates with established research and active funding may be considered at the Associate Professor rank. 

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Best Paper

Congratulations to Dr. Linh Ngo, Dr. Liu Cui and Dr. Si Chen won the "Best Paper Award", entitled “Computing Infrastructures to Support Cybersecurity Educations” in the Conference of the 34th Annual Spring Conference of the Pennsylvania Computer and Information Science Educators (PACISE'19)! 

About the Department

Accredited ABET Computing Accreditation ComissionsThe West Chester University Computer Science Department, within the College of Sciences & Mathematics, provides access, through education and state-of-the-art technology, to the ever-growing professional opportunities available in the fields of Computer Science. The Computer Science Bachelor of Science Program is accredited by the ABETComputing Accreditation Commission.

The Department is also designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Department is a member of Pennsylvania Association of Computer & Information Science Educators (PACISE).

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Accelerated B.S./M.S. Program

We are excited to announce the creation of an accelerated Bachelor/Master of Science program. Undergraduates with 60+ credits and a 3.0+ GPA can apply and receive both degrees in 5 years. See more details.


Courtesy of the Computer Science Club, tutoring is available for CSC courses 141, 142, 220, 241, and 242.

Stop by UNA 147 on Tuesdays, 6-8pm, no appointment necessary. Also see WCU’s LARC Center.


Students may obtain CS credit by participating in a Computer Science Internship and working part time or full time. Use these links:



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