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Computer Science Makes Nat'l Online Top 20

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April 17, 2020

Online Comp-Sci Master's Makes the Grade

The state’s oldest computer science program recently received additional accolades from a popular California-based website whose aims is to assist prospective college students in making wise educational decisions.

The computer science graduate degree at Alabama A&M University ranked 16th among the Top 20 best online master’s programs in the nation, according to  For nearly 20 years, has helped students to research potential schools, degrees and careers.

“This list of the Best Online Master's in Computer Science Degree Programs will help our users and potential students learn about your school's excellent offerings,” wrote in an e-mail to Dr. Jian Fu, professor and head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. is located in Mountain View, Calif.

To compile the list, considered hundreds of universities throughout the country and selected AAMU based on academic and career resources, the quality of education, faculty, and other factors.

The Top 20 includes Colorado State University (No. 1), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Purdue University, University of Massachusetts and others.  Georgia Institute of Technology ranked 20th.

For additional information about the department or degree program, contact Terry Miller at (256) 372-8208 or e-mail or department head Jian Fu at (256.372.5657).