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Graduate Studies in Computer Science and Engineering

Graduate Programs

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering offers MS and PhD programs in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE, formerly Computer Science).  In addition, the CSE Department offers a professional master's degree program in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and supervises the legacy Computer Engineering (CE) programs.

Please note: The CE MS and PhD programs have been discontinued. Students interested in pursuing masters or doctoral studies in the Computer Engineering area are encouraged to apply to the CSE programs or to the Electrical and Computer Engineering programs.

Computer Science & Engineering Contact Information

Listed below is the current contact information for the CE MS and PhD programs, the CSE MS and PhD programs, the NLP MS program as well as the legacy CS MS and PhD programs.  For more information regarding admissions and the application process, please see the Baskin School of Engineering Graduate Affairs webpage:  https://grad.soe.ucsc.edu/prospective-students  

Computer Science & Engineering Graduate Programs

Graduate Director:  Professor Roberto Manduchi
Graduate Student Advisor (PhD):  Alicia Haley
Graduate Student Advisor (MS):  Emelye Neff

Degree Requirements:

CSE MS/PhD Degree Requirements
CS MS/PhD Degree Requirements (for students who enrolled before 2019)

Admission/Application Information

Computer Engineering Graduate Programs

Graduate Director:  Professor Roberto Manduchi
Graduate Student Advisor (PhD): 
Thomas Cahoon
Graduate Student Advisor (MS):
 
Emelye Neff

Degree Requirements:

CE MS Degree Requirements
CE PhD Degree Requirements (for students who enrolled before 2020)

 

Natural Language Processing Master's Program

Program Director:  Professor Marilyn Walker
Executive Director: Professor Adwait Ratnaparkhi
Graduate Student Advisor:  Emelye Neff

Program Information:

NLP MS Degree Requirements
NLP MS Website

Admission/Application Information