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Computer Science at Western offers a collaborative, inclusive, and immersive learning experience to prepare students to excel and innovate in exciting and fast-changing technology careers. Major level courses are small, are taught by full-time faculty, and allow for term-length group projects. Student opportunities include faculty-mentored research in areas such as Virtual Reality, Cybersecurity, Machine Learning, Data Science, and Human Computer Interaction. Networking with regional companies, lecture series, and a dozen student-run clubs, further enrich the student experience.

Finalists for NCWIT Collegiate Award

First year CS/M Scholar Abigayle Peterson and senior Erin Howard have been selected as finalists for the award which honors the outstanding computing accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate students who self-identify as women, genderqueer, or non-binary. 

Learn more about the finalists

WWU Cyber Defense Team Wins!

Congratulations to the WWU Cyber Defense Team on taking second place at the 2021 Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.   The team members include: Parker Lamb, Matt Jackson, Brennan Vanden Bos, Noah Reneau, Douglas Slater, Ben Paros, Josh Helm, and Sid Lacy.

Learn more about the Cybersecurity Program