College of Engineering
This program provides students the training they need in data collection, exploration, analysis and presentation in order to navigate data-rich workplace environments. Research labs and centers such as the Cyber Physical Systems Privacy and Security Enhanced Computing (CYPSEC) Lab offer the resources to conduct in-depth study and address the modern challenges of data science processes.
Customize your academic plan by selecting from a variety of elective courses to specialize your degree
Scholarship opportunities available through the Computing Alliance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions national consortium
Students committed to government service can apply to the NSF/DHS CyberCorps Scholarship for Service program
Deepak K. Tosh brings experience as a Department of Defense cybersecurity researcher to his teaching. He is an expert in designing secure solutions for civilian, military and critical infrastructure applications. His recent efforts contributed to the acquisition of a $5 million grant to establish the Hopper-Dean Foundation Center of Excellence for K-12 Computer Science Education at UTEP.
Experts in data and information sciences work in almost every industry, but UTEP grads specialize in finding jobs with government agencies such as the FBI, NSA, CIA, Air Force Research Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories, among others.