Rowan University?s Computer Science Program Gains Accreditation

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Rowan University?s Computer Science has received accreditation from the Computer Science Accreditation Commission of the Computer Science Accreditation Board. Rowan?s program is one of only 171 compu

Rowan University?s Computer Science has received accreditation from the Computer Science Accreditation Commission of the Computer Science Accreditation Board. Rowan?s program is one of only 171 computer science programs currently accredited across the country and only six programs accredited in the state.

<+>For the students, the parents of students and the prospective employers of the students, the accreditation indicates that our program meets rigorous national standards, and it will continue to improve in order to maintain accreditation,<+> said Jianning Xu, chair of the Computer Science department. <+>The accreditation is a reflection of the high quality work that Rowan degrees in computer science represent.<+>

Established in 1990, the Computer Science Department offers both a major, four-year program as well as a minor program in computer science. The department, which currently educates 377 full- and part-time undergraduate computer science majors, graduates approximately 35 students a year. The study of computer science provides graduates with a foundation for working in and adapting to changes in the rapidly developing field of computers.

For more information about the major, visit http://elvis.rowan.edu/compsci/.

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