Computer Science

CS professor joins Academy of Inventors

Professor Lijun Yin is a pioneer in the field of three- and four-dimensional modeling of the human face. He has released a series of facial-scan databases used by Hollywood filmmakers, video-game creators and more.



Undergraduate computer science majors at Binghamton become effective, versatile coders and software developers using the C, C++, Python and Java programming languages; develop an important foundational understanding of algorithms, computer architecture, and operating systems; and advance to study other cutting-edge topics including machine learning, cybersecurity, cloud computing, data science and mobile computing. 

The Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the commission’s General Criteria and Program Criteria for Computer Science and Similarly Named Computing Programs.

Computer Science (BS) Computer Science (Minor)


Our programs are designed for students interested in pursuing research studies or careers in computer science and software engineering. Our curriculum provides students with a solid theoretical and practical foundation.

Computer Science (MS)

Computer Science (PhD)


BS+MSCS and BS+MBA (4+1 Programs)



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Blind since birth, writing code at Amazon since 2013

After receiving his computer science degree at Binghamton University, Michael Forzano '13 interviewed to become a software engineer at Amazon. He walked in the door, revealed to the interviewers that he was blind, and earned himself a job by impressing them with the code he wrote on his laptop.

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