Wall Street's Top Technology Schools
Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, in Stanford, Calif., Stanford is a major research university in computer science and mathematics, as well as other areas. Stanford faculty and alumni have founded many prominent technology companies, including Cisco, Google, Hewlett-Packard, LinkedIn, Silicon Graphics, Sun Microsystems and Yahoo. Stanford's Computer Science Department (located in the School of Engineering) continues to be a leading institution for computer science research and education.
Degrees: The department of Computer Science offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs. A master's degree in computer science offers a choice of different specializations, including artificial intelligence, mobile and Internet computing, information management and analytics, security, software theory, and systems, among other areas. The school also offers a Ph.D. degree, as well as a quant degree, a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics.