The Department of Computer Science at Lakehead University has been recognized as one of the top Computer Science programs in Canada in the Maclean's 2021 post-secondary evaluation rankings.
Lakehead's courses are updated regularly with cutting-edge, relevant, and high-demand content including pattern recognition, big data analytics, image processing, natural language processing, deep learning, machine learning, neural networks, cyber security, and optimization algorithms.
For those interested in pursuing a research career, Lakehead's master's program contains a Vector Institute recognized Artificial Intelligence specialization with many opportunities to contribute to research and industry-focused initiatives.
We are proud of this achievement and of our graduates, who have a 100% employment rate and are currently some of the highest-paid university graduates in Ontario.
Our intention is to continue to align high-impact, industry-relevant research with the learning outcomes and course content in our undergraduate program so that graduates have the skills to thrive in today’s technology career paths.
Lakehead's students have had success in receiving research funding from bodies such as NSERC, SSHRC, MITACS, ONCAT, the Canadian Revenue Agency, and the university also collaborates both domestically and internationally with industry partners.