Computer Science Degree Programs | Webster University

Computer Science Degree Programs

The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree program in Computer Science at Webster University prepares you to meet the demands for innovation in the computer field.

Webster’s program is designed around identified core knowledge areas of computer science. The program includes theoretical and practical hands-on approaches preparing students to enter the IT workforce or continue their education in a professional graduate degree program.

Internships

Webster University has established strong alliances with many organizations and companies in the computer science industry. Students are encouraged to explore the available internship opportunities to get hands-on IT experience while gaining real-world business experience. Recent computer science graduates now work at companies such as Boeing, Monsanto, Maritz, Scottrade, Edward Jones, and Anheuser-Busch.

Job Outlook

In a world that has become increasingly computer-dependent, the employment outlook for computer science majors should continue to be a bright spot in the jobs sector.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017), the field of computer science will continue to expand as innovations in technology create new opportunities across different industries.  In fact, computer and information technology occupations are expected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, creating roughly 560,000 jobs (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018).  A Computer Science degree from Webster University will further enhance this job outlook, as 95.5 percent of our students are employed full time after graduation.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to demonstrate mastery of computer science in the following core knowledge areas:

  • Software development
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Computer organization, hardware, and architecture
  • Data and information management
  • Describe how technological advances impact social issues and professional practice
  • Write and orally communicate technical material effectively and professionally
  • Apply problem-solving skills and the knowledge of computer science to solve problems

Computer Science Academic Programs

To read about specific program requirements, learning outcomes and how to apply, click on a program from the following list:

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