February 2023

Computer Science Department Awarded Grant Funding For Scholarships

The Department of Computer Science at Sam Houston State University was awarded $2.8 million by the National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service in Interdisciplinary Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics.

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Logo
Students and Programs

Ph.D. in Digital and Cyber Forensic Science

The Doctor of Philosophy in Digital and Cyber Forensic Science program is intended for students with a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in computing science, computer engineering, or digital forensics. This fully funded program is designed to produce graduates with the technical and leadership skills needed for leadership positions in business and industry, federal and state security agencies, and academia. Students seeking their Ph.D. in digital and cyber forensic science must complete 85 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. Previously completed master’s level coursework is evaluated on an individual basis. Fall application deadline: August 1 2023. Learn more about the program here.

Contact Information

Office of Admissions
Graduate Admissions Website

Program Advisor
Dr. N. Karpoor Shashidhar

News and Highlights

We are thrilled that our Board of Regents has approved the SHSU College of Science & Engineering Technology, in partnership with the College of Business Administration, to offer two of just a few data science degrees in Texas!

Dr. Van Vung Pham with two undergraduate students won 2nd place as a data contributor and 3rd place as the model contributor (the 1st among academic participants) and is the only team that won two tasks in the Crowdsensing-based Road Damage Detection Challenge (CRDDC2022) - A track in IEEE BigData 2022 Cup.

Our Computer Science Programs have earned national recognition in U.S. News & World Report.

We are so proud of our students who participated in the software engineering poster session.

Software Engineering Poster Group

We are hiring!

We are looking for the director of Cyber Forensics Intelligence Center @ SHSU. The ideal applicant will have a MS degree in a field strongly related to cybersecurity or Information Technology and experience in teaching. Experience as an administrator in an accredited institution of higher education or industry is a plus. Click here to apply.