Department of Computer Science and Information Technology

The only urban land-grant institute of computing offering graduate degrees in the capital of the United States.

We provide baccalaureate, masters, doctoral degree programs in Computer Science, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity.

Each degree program has been tailored to meet the demand of highly educated graduates to support computing industries and state or federal agencies in the greater National Capital Region spanning Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Please click the degree program for detail.

School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS)

2022 AMIE Design Challenge Competition

UDC team won the first prize at the 2022 AMIE Design Challenge Competition.

Tech Talk Series

Microsoft Azure Global and the University of the District of Columbia, Spring 2022

Capital CoLAB

Collaborative of Leaders in Academia and Business (CoLAB) is an action-oriented partnership of business and academic institutions.

NSF Grant Award

Data Science and Engineering for Agriculture Automation, 10/1/2021 - 9/30/2023, Dr. Kim (PI) and others

NSF Grant Award

Collaborative Research: CISE-MSI: RPEP: SaTC: HBCU Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity (AI-CyS) Research Partnership

Microsoft Impact 2020 Award

Capacity Building in Cyber Security and Computer Engineering, $135K, Microsoft, Dr. Kacem (PI) and others, 2020-2022

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  • Highschool Visit
  • Internship
  • Conference
  • Senior Project
  • Award

Highschool Visit

Ballou Highschool Visit


Increased Internship Opportunities and Activities


The 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

Senior Project

Adaptive Video Game AI


2018 Design Challenge Competition Award at BEYA

National Centers of Academic Excellence in IA Education (CAE/IAE)
Department of the Navy (HBCU/MI)
Department of Computer Science at Denver University
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Catholic University
Apple Inc.
Microsoft Corporation