The mission of the Computer Science department is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the effectiveness of the U.S. and Allied armed forces.

03 Dec 2020 Cohort 193 Thesis Briefings to Department

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  • Produce US and Allied Officers who use computational processes to analyze and design solutions of complex problems
  • Focal areas in CS:
    • Cyber Security and Defense (CSD)
    • Network and Mobility (N&M)
    • Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems (AIAS)
    • Software Engineering
    • Cyber Operations
    • Modeling and Simulation
  • 80% students from non-CS backgrounds; all graduate with full MS
  • Computer Information Security Lab
  • Public Key Infrastructure Laboratory
  • Forensics Exploitation Lab
  • Wireless and Mobile Computing Laboratory
  • SCIF labs and classrooms
  • MOVES labs and facilities
  • More information here

Fast Facts

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Master's Degrees offered  |  PhD  |  DL


Technical Curricula

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Centers  |  Labs




Graduating students from non-CS backgrounds

Research Pictures

Computer Science Department

Address:  Computer Science Dept., Glasgow Hall East, Building 305, Room 311, 1411 Cunningham Rd, Monterey, CA, 93943

Phone: Admin: 831.656.3389, DSN 756-, Program Office: 831.656.7980/7981, DSN 756-. 

Fax:  Admin: 831. 656.2814, DSN 756-, Program Office:831.656.3681, DSN 756-

Email:  The following email addresses can be reached using the '@nps.edu' suffix:  Chairman - CS_Chair, Program Officer - ProgramOfficer_CS, Computer Science Academic Associate - AcademicAssociate_CS, Software Engineering Academic Associate - AcademicAssociate_SE, Computer Science Search Committee - cssrch, Additional contact information is available for CS Department faculty members.