Computer Science Degree - Online and Campus Programs

Matching School Ads

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

Locations:  Sarasota, FL Tampa, FL Melbourne, FL More...

Programs:
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering
  • Associate of Science in Information Technology
  • And more...

Request Info

The Secret to Getting Ahead is Getting Started

 

Congratulations! Your interest in California College San Diego is an important first step toward changing your life. A career-focused degree is the key to a new career with a potentially higher income, better benefits, and more satisfaction.

Locations:  National City, CA San Marcos, CA San Diego, CA

Programs:
  • Computer Programming (AAS)
  • Web Design and Development (BS)
  • Computer Technology & Networking (AAS)

Request Info

  • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
  • As a regionally accredited, private, online and graduate-focused university, NCU offers doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in business, technology management, education, and psychology, as well as doctoral and master’s degrees in marriage and family therapy.
Programs:
  • Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • Master of Science in Information Technology

Request Info

Matching School Ads
Computer science in its purest form is the theory of computation and the study of algorithms, computer architecture, software systems, and artificial intelligence. Computer Science is closely allied with the mathematics and engineering disciplines.

How to Prepare for a Career in Computer Science

Whether you are aiming at a career in computer science engineering or intend to become a pure researcher in computer science, you need to enroll in an accredited computer science program. A computer science degree can include coursework in: operating systems, numerical methodology, databases, computer graphics, networks, simulation and software engineering. Computer science also as a number of specialties including:
  • Hardware engineering
  • Software engineering
  • Computer science certification
  • Computer science research
Although many jobs in the field require only a bachelor's or master's degree, a position such as computer scientist usually requires a doctorate. A computer scientist can perform research with the aim of creating new technology or finding alternative uses for existing technology, and often works in an academic setting.

Computer Science Career Outlook and Salary Information

The employment outlook is good for anyone with a computer science degree. According to estimates by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), computer scientists are expected to see job growth of 24% through the decade ending in 2018. The most recent BLS wage statistics from May 2008 put the median annual income for a computer scientist at $97,970, with the highest 10% averaging $151,250.