Computer Science at Cornell Tech

Computer Science at Cornell Tech


ESTRIN: Our one year masters of engineering
program in computer science is designed for people who want to take their basic background
from their undergraduate degree and really develop that next stage of deep technical
expertise and who are interested in learning how to do that in the context of real problems. DELL: Our computer science students are able
to take a wide variety of deep technical courses and what they learn is a core set of technical
skills that will enable them to go and be a successful software engineer or computer
scientist in almost any field. MARINO: My Cornell Tech education has definitely
prepared me for the outside world. It’s mapped onto things like product and business
that really helps you take those computer science skills to the next level. BELONGIE: Through the co-curriculum and through
the studio-style education system, Cornell Tech encourages both technical mastery and
effective communication. DELL: Many of our computer science students
are focused on trying to complement their computer science background with a set of
entrepreneurial skills that will really allow them to go and start their own organization
or participate in founding a startup company. NZEOCHA-IMASOGIE: It’s extremely entrepreneurial
so if ever had even an inkling of an entrepreneurial bone in your body, I think Cornell Tech is
for you. Cornell Tech really exposes you to the outside
tech industry. They bring in practitioners that are the movers
and the shakers and the industry leaders in the tech field. ESTRIN: We need creative solutions, but practical
solutions to the world’s problems and we’re trying educate a type of student who has not
only the technical skills to implement good solutions, but the creative and problem definition
skills that you need to define what the problem you should be solving is.

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