The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Eastern Kentucky University offers master of science degrees in the areas of artificial intelligence in data science, cyber security and digital forensics, and game design.
M.S. in Computer Science
Artificial Intelligence in Data Science Concentration
This concentration is designed for students who seek both the breadth and depth of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) technologies. Our program provides both theoretical knowledge and hands-on experiences to design and develop AI/ML systems to work in human environments.
Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Concentration
This concentration is designed for students who want to learn and develop the knowledge and skills that allow them to secure and defend digital information systems. Our M.S. students in this concentration learn to quickly respond to cybersecurity incidents and help organizations with their investigation and remediation actions to prevent future incidents. Our program provides hands-on experiences to fight cybercriminals and avoid devastating financial and reputation losses caused by data and information breaches in public and private sectors.
Game Design Concentration
This concentration is designed for students seeking careers in the video game industry. Our program provides students with a deep understanding of the theory and practice of game design, clear comprehension of how both AAA and indie sectors of the video game world operate, and strong skills and knowledge needed to become a successful professional in the field.