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The College of Computing & Informatics is a national leader in information and technology education. With cutting edge curriculum and groundbreaking research led by a world-class faculty, our college is one of the only institutions in the nation that can equip you with the comprehensive knowledge, skills and hands-on experience to drive innovation and improve lives within any industry or career field you choose. No matter where your passions lie, our deep relationships with industry leaders and broad, interdisciplinary programming, coupled with Drexel’s a fully integrated cooperative education program, create an unmatched and inclusive environment for 21st century education and research. Start here. Go anywhere.

Top 10
Information Science degree program in the U.S.
(College Factual, 2018)
In this Q&A, recent graduate Adena Ellner '17 opens up about her experience switching careers with the help of her Drexel education and provides advice for fellow graduate students.

Confessions of a Career-Switcher

Adena Ellner completed her coursework for her master’s degree in information systems and certificate in healthcare informatics at Drexel University in December 2017 before officially graduating in June 2018. Before that, she worked as an assistant to financial advisors and decided to leave that behind to turn her passion for technology into a new career by pursuing a master’s degree from Drexel. Prior to her time in the financial services industry, she was a graphic designer after graduating from Drew University with a BA in fine art.

CCI Alumna Leverages CCI Coursework and Co-op in Pursuit of a Rewarding New Career
Top 40
Computer Science degree program in the U.S. (College Factual, 2018)
Brian Stuart

CCI Faculty Member Shares Expertise in Computer Science and Machine Learning

Associate Teaching Professor Brian Stuart, PhD brings a wealth of computer science and machine learning knowledge to the College of Computing & Informatics (CCI). Before arriving at the College in 2014, Stuart used his talents to develop tools to benefit society, such as building software to run cotton gins, prototyping surgical instruments, and researching and developing data storage solutions.

Meet Brian Stuart, PhD
11
of the 25 top-paying jobs of 2018 are tech positions
(Forbes, 2018)
Student in class speaking

CCI Hosts Reception and Panel to Welcome Newest Class of Women in Computing

The event was organized as part of CCI’s broader Women in Computing Initiative, a major strategic initiative to grow the number of women students across the College, launched in September 2017. The Women in Computing Initiative is centered on the recruitment and retention of women in undergraduate majors, with the expressed goal of increasing women students in CCI by 50% in five years.

Women in Computing Initiative

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