The Department of Computer Science at UA Little Rock has been recognized for its excellent academic program by U.S. News and World Report. U.S. News rankings are recognized as symbols of academic excellence in higher education. The findings are also conferred by an unbiased trust agent. With more than 15 measures of academic quality, the U.S. News Best Colleges report provides information and guidance to assist prospective students understand their options. This year, the department is up 18 spots.
This can be attributed to many new initiatives by the department over the past few years under chair, Dr. Albert Baker. One of these initiatives includes developing the Cyber Learning Network. The Cyber Learning Network (CyberLearn) is a consortium of seven UA System campuses. The goal is to diversify and expand workforce education in new cyber technologies throughout and beyond the state of Arkansas. One other example of Dr. Baker’s initiatives is the development of the cybersecurity degree program. The program began accepting students in Fall 2021 and has already proven to be very popular among programs the University offers.
Congratulations to the department and to other programs that were recognized!