School of Computer Science, Innovation and Management Engineering

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Computer Science

B.S. in Computer Science

The B.S. in Computer Science provides you with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to design and develop complex software systems. Learn graphical user interface programming; policy, legal, and ethical issues in information technology; advanced data structures; and other key components that build the foundation of a computer science career.

Academic Initiative

LIU Post’s computer science department is a participant in the IBM Academic Initiative, which gives students the tools to develop the next great thing, and prepares students for working in large scale systems environments as used in nearly all Fortune 500 companies.

Business is a Team Sport

Computer science alumnus Peter Gibson ‘82, co-CEO of Knowledgent, turned his talent on the athletic fields into a pioneering career in the technology industry.


No matter what major you choose, a minor in computer sciences will diversify your educational portfolio and provide valuable, practical skills that will make you an immediate asset to prospective employers in every field.

High-impact minors:
Computer Science | Information Systems | Computers for Liberal Arts | Game Development | Information Management | Information Technology | Programming

B.S. in Information Management & Technology

The B.S. in Information Management and Technology includes coursework on legal and ethical issues in information technology, the role of information in society, and advanced information access and retrieval. Knowledge of the services and technologies that facilitate the management and use of information by individuals and organizations are the backbone of the program. This program also affords a wide array of career choices and provides a foundation for further study at the master’s or doctoral levels.

Why Study Information Management and Technology at LIU Post?

Discover how Information Systems is incorporated into real-world environments from our acclaimed faculty, which include Dr. Steven G. Heim, author and expert in human-computer interaction and virtual worlds such as Second Life. LIU Post computer labs feature the latest hardware and software platforms as you work directly with systems being used by companies worldwide. Score top internships and job opportunities at NYC companies.

Center for Project Management

The Center for Project Management is designed to foster relationships between the LIU Post community, industry, and professional groups to promote the educational and research aspects of project management. As a Registered Education Provider (REP) of the Project Management Institute, one of the world’s largest not-for-profit membership associations for the project management profession, LIU Post is approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI) to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), and other PMI professional credentials.

Every company and organization in the world has a team responsible for managing the computer hardware, digital network, information databases, security, and devices. Someone designed and programmed the website, developed the software, and wrote the codes that makes the program, app, or system function. Big data analysts discovered trends that led to health and humanitarian breakthroughs. In a dorm room somewhere right now, someone is tinkering with a code that will allow a 3D printer to successfully replicate a human organs and save millions of lives.


B.S. in Information Systems

Few fields offer as many career options as computer science. Web sites, smartphones, PDAs, social networking applications, video games, databases, hardware, operating system architecture – all are vital to modern life and business, and all stem from computer science. The B.S. in Information Systems is the gateway to a wide array of possibilities in graduate school or in rewarding careers.

Why Study Information Systems at LIU Post?

Information Systems, is the study of computer hardware and software that people, organizations, and businesses use to collect, create, process, and distribute data. Through an education in Information Systems, you will learn both business and computer science. Computer Information Systems is more specifically geared towards computers and algorithmic processes, whereas Information Systems deals with functionality of computers rather than design.

Advancing Cyber Security

The Hornstein Center’s Cyber Security Breakfast Forum gathered executives and leaders in technology, government, and health care, to discuss the growing privacy and information security industry with students.