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Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program equips students with the vital skills necessary to build a robust and flexible foundation of professional computing skills.

To see a sample plan of study, download the Computer Science profile.

This program will be offered beginning in fall 2022 pending final approval by our regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission.

About the Program

The University’s connections with hospitals and health care fields provide unique opportunities to apply computer science to the health care industry. Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter the broad range of technical roles in the computer science field like software engineer, program manager, web developer, database administrator and systems analyst.

Student Outcomes

In our computer science program, you’ll build the skills you need to succeed, including:

  • Write clear, well-commented code that considers scalability, usability and computational efficiency in common programming languages
  • Scope and implement functional programs to solve a range of problems
  • Define back-end development and build and use relational databases using modern back-end frameworks
  • Design and follow product lifecycle best practices to ensure that built products meet clear needs and constraints
  • Clearly articulate the value and implications of a development project to manage product stakeholders


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