Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at New York Institute of Technology's College of Engineering and Computing Sciences enables the use of contemporary, high-level programming languages in system software development. The department provides Network Security and Big Data & Management analytics concentrations in the Bachelor of Science degree in addition to the regular BS degree.

The degree prepares undergraduates to be creative, inquisitive, analytical and detail-oriented as they develop computer applications in a variety of frameworks. The department also offers B.S. with Accelerated M.S. Options which allows undergraduates to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years.

Multiple graduate courses are offered by the faculty:

  • MS in Computer Science (with or without thesis)
  • MS in Cybersecurity (Information, Network, and Computer Security) (with or without thesis)
  • MS in Data Science.

For graduates, potential career options include :

  • AI researcher
  • Cybersecurity expert
  • IT director
  • Network specialist
  • Research and development expert
  • Software engineer

Graduates perform studies in fields such as :

  • Biometrics
  • Conceptual modeling
  • Cryptography
  • Cyber behavioral authentication
  • Genomics
  • Mobile and cybersecurity
  • Swarm intelligence.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Machine learning
  • Mobile computing
  • Data mining
  • IoT
  • Web development
  • App development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data analytics

List of Labs: Cybersecurity Lab

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Electrical and Computer Engineering department offers extensive understanding and expertise in various fields of its expertise such as:

  • Computer Safety
  • Quantum Computing
  • Nanotechnology
  • Signal Processing
  • Information Technology

The department offers BS degrees in :

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering

With lessons in digital control, integrated systems, and other concepts, undergraduates acquire expertise under the guidance of a faculty consultant. The College of Engineering and Computing Sciences also offers B.S. with Accelerated M.S. Options which allow undergraduates to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years. Under the department's graduate courses, MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering provides the extensive understanding and expertise in sophisticated mathematics and stochastic processes, linear systems, and digital communications.

For graduates with this degree, potential career options include:

  • Automation/controls engineer
  • Communications system engineer
  • Computer architect
  • Electrical engineering consultant
  • Instructor/Trainer
  • Researcher
  • Systems design engineer

Areas of Expertise:

  • Assistive devices
  • Signal processing
  • Radar communication
  • Medical devices
  • Autonomous vehicles
  • Dynamic spectrum access
  • Hardware design
  • Networking
  • Robotics
  • Smart vehicles
  • Mobile applications
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Embedded systems
  • Wireless
  • Cellular networks.

Environmental Technology and Sustainability

The Department of Environmental Technology and Sustainability brings together many elements of :

  • Engineering
  • Environmental science
  • Sustainability
  • Ecology
  • Legislation
  • Prevention of pollution
  • Climate change
  • Mitigation of contamination
  • Technology

required in the modern world today

The department provides MS degree in Environmental Technology and Sustainability with :

  • Water resource levels
  • Environmental compliance
  • Climate change
  • Sustainable technology as concentration options

In order to acquire a degree, a student must finish a thesis study or design project in a particular region of environmental technology, sustainability, natural systems or power.

Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Executive Chief Sustainability
  • Energy Engineer
  • Environmental Technologist
  • Manager of Natural Sciences
  • Director of Sustainability
  • Environmental Consultant.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Energy generation & transmission
  • Food/water/energy nexus
  • Groundwater protection and management
  • Public policy
  • Air quality
  • Remote sensing and data collection
  • Environmental health
  • Water resources management
  • Sustainability
  • Industrial energy utilization
  • Stormwater
  • Program analysis & cost-benefit evaluation
  • Hydrology
  • Modern energy technology
  • Business practice & policy development
  • Computer-assisted management techniques
  • Green infrastructure


The NYIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering provides two undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering.

The BS degree programmes prepare learners to apply fundamental and advanced understanding and abilities to engineering, designing and analysing systems such as :

  • Thermo-fluid systems
  • Energy systems
  • Dynamic control systems
  • Nano / micro sensors and devices
  • Advanced materials
  • Advanced transport systems

The aerospace engineering concentration focuses on the design of aircraft and space vehicles. The Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering is both a thesis and a non-thesis program that includes cutting-edge studies and up-to-date course work.

The College of Engineering and Computing Sciences also offers B.S. with Accelerated M.S. Options which allows undergraduates to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees in just five years. For graduates with this degree, potential career opportunities include: aerospace engineer, automotive engineer, defense engineer, electronics engineer and utility engineer.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Sensors (wireless, biosensors, acoustic wave, cell-based)
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Optical instrumentation
  • Medical devices
  • Biomedical modeling
  • Computational modeling
  • Nonlinear acoustics
  • Energy harvesting devices
  • Gas turbine engines
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