Stand Out With an Undergraduate Degree From Webster

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Build Software That Creates Solutions

Join the ranks of in-demand software developers when you earn your BS in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software Engineering from Webster University. As a student pursuing the Software Engineering emphasis, you will gain a strong foundation of computer science principals and broaden your expertise to include disciplines related to building mobile apps, software development, human/computer interfacing, and learn to analyze and design high-quality products.

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While studying in your BS in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software engineering program, you’ll develop a range of skills that are in demand in today’s modern tech market. Our experienced faculty will guide you as you learn:

  • Theory and methods for data analysis.
  • Modeling and project management.
  • Object-oriented methodologies.
  • Software design and usability.
  • Networks and security.
  • Databases and database design.

Throughout the program you will learn hands-on and theoretical approaches to software engineering and prepare yourself to enter the workforce or continue pursuing further education.

With a BS in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software Engineering, you will be able to show mastery of software development theory and languages, command algorithms and data structures, maintain hardware and architecture and manage data and information. You will graduate the program prepared to make an impact as a Software Engineer, not only in your technical skills, but also develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving and communication skills that will make you a standout performer in tech.


Expand Your Skills While You Learn to Build Software

Discover the Principles of Programming

Webster University's Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software Engineering is designed to do more then just teach you how to code. You’ll get to look behind the curtain and learn programming theory, algorithms, data structures, architecture, information management and more. You will not only learn the skills to build software, but it can become apparent how your contributions to technology will impact your workplace and society.

Level Up With Hands-On Experience

Internships provide students with real-world experience in programming and problem-solving. Thanks to Webster University’s strong partnerships, you will have opportunities to intern with highly respected companies and organizations, giving you a chance to make a real impact that can lead to full-time roles.

Get Guidance from Our Experts

Webster University’s faculty is dedicated to ensuring students get the most out of their education. You will receive personalized guidance from our experienced professors while you take part in discussions, interactive lectures and hands-on projects. You’ll find opportunities for mentorships with our faculty, guiding you toward a successful future in software engineering.

Build Skills That Go Far in Tech

Between the in-demand technical skills, excellent communication skills and practiced critical-thinking skills you develop during your study at Webster, your Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software Engineering is sure to make you stand out. You will be equipped with the mastery required to secure a job in tech or pursue further education. 

What Can You Do With Your BS in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software Engineering?

Our Computer Science majors equip you with the sought-after skills and knowledge needed to thrive in whatever path you choose. In addition to providing the foundation needed to advance your education in graduate school, our Computer Science degree will position you for success in a wide range of career opportunities. In fact, a remarkable 95.5% of our students secure full-time employment upon graduation.

In today’s increasingly computer-dependent society, the demand for skilled professionals with a Computer Science degree is exceptionally promising. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment in computer and information technology is projected to grow 15% over the next decade — much faster than the average for all occupations. This growth is expected to generate about 682,800 new job opportunities over that period, offering favorable prospects for Computer Science majors.

Careers in Computer Science also offer competitive earning potential. As of May 2023, employees working in Computer and IT careers earned a median annual wage of $104,420, according to the BLS. This figure underscores the value of Webster’s comprehensive, career-focused Computer Science degree. Just a few of the many career opportunities you can explore with our BS in Computer Science include:

  • Software Developer/Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Project Manager

Get Started on Your Bachelor's in Computer Science with an Emphasis in Software Engineering

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