Demand has never been higher for skilled professionals who can understand hardware, software and everything in between.
Today, computer science and information technology permeate all aspects of society, impacting virtually every industry in the public and private sectors. Organizations of all sizes — in fields like manufacturing, engineering, healthcare, finance and education — depend on computer engineers, technicians and IT specialists for their livelihood
- Software Engineering – These programs focus on business application development and include courses on programming, database management systems, systems analysis and human interfaces, among others.
- Information Technology – Students take business and technology courses that teach them how to design systems that meet specific business needs with the goal of increasing an organization’s effectiveness and efficiency.
- Computer Engineer – Coursework includes in-depth hardware and electrical engineering topics that include a strong focus on hardware design and may include courses in artificial intelligence, optics and robotics.
- Computer Graphics – These programs include creative design, animation, game development, website design and corporate design courses.
- Computer Forensics – These are specialized programs that incorporate security, ethics and criminal law coursework.
- Computer Science - provide students with a solid understanding of the underlying technologies upon which software solutions are built.
Career options for those who graduate with a Computer Science degree are varied and include the following:
- Systems Software Engineer
- Applications Software Engineer
- Computer Programmer
- Network and Systems Administrator
- Network and Communications Analyst
- Database Administrator
- Software Consultant
- Web Developer/ Web Designer
Those with advanced degrees and/or significant experience may have additional options such as:
- Systems Architect
- Project Manager
- IT Director
- Computer Science Researcher