Computer Science

Contact Information

Hien Nguyen
Associate Professor & Dept Chairperson
Phone: 262-472-5170
Athula Gunawardena
Phone: 262-472-1469
Location: Mcgraw 110
Jiazhen Zhou 
Associate Professor & Graduate, Program Coordinator 
Phone: 262-472-5172
Location: Mcgraw 104c 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please refer to the application instruction page.  Note that once you fill the UW-System application form (online), a checklist will be emailed to you to guide your material submission.

You may apply for both a Graduate Assistantship and an Industry Assistantship.  There will be a maximum of one assistantship awarded.  The admission committee will make the final decision as to the type that fits each individual the best.

A graduate assistantship provides valuable experience along with financial aid.  More information can be found here.

It will take 15-24 months to complete as a full-time student depending on whether the student chooses to take courses in summer and/or spends time completing an industry fellowship.Graduate students are allowed to take up to seven years to complete the program.

The GRE test is optional.  It is not required to be considered for admittance to the program.


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550

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