JSU Recognized As One of the Nation's Best Online Computer Science Programs


Jacksonville State University was recently recognized for having one of the Best Online Computer Science programs in the United States. Computer Science Online recently examined hundreds of fully accredited online computer science programs and ranked Jacksonville State University as number 12 in the nation.

JSU boasts a strong computer science degree program, offering two online concentrations. The Master of Science in computer systems and software design with a general concentration allows students to enter into the fields of business, industry, government, teaching and more. With a concentration on information security and assurance, students are prepared for a career in cyber security and quality assurance.

JSU is a member of the Southern Regional Education Board’s Electronic Campus with courses designed and taught by teachers well versed in distance learning. The courses utilize tools such as the Blackboard learning system, video conferencing, discussion boards, email, and student portals.

Applicants for these Master of Science programs must have 30 hours of study, at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field, and three to five years of workforce experience.

For more information about JSU’s computer science program, please call 256-782-5217.