The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at WCU prepares students for a career in the field of computer science and its applications, such as security, and/or additional study in computer science at the graduate level; a certificate in computer security is also available. Students can gain valuable on-the-job experience through an internship program with local industry or business. WCU's B.S. in Computer Science is one of a small percentage of Computer Science programs that are accredited by ABET. It is also one of a small percentage of Computer Science programs certified by NSA for the quality of its cyber-security education.
Available accelerated B.S./M.S. program
What can I do with this degree?
A wide variety of careers are available, ranging from large companies (both computer and non-computer) to small start-ups. Specialties include computer security, software engineering, networking, and web technology.
Some of our recent graduates hold titles such as:
- Associate director of institutional research for data integrity and reporting
- Computer analyst
- Computer programmer
- Networking professional
- R&D IT
- Global Program Manager
- Software QA and support
At companies like:
- Lockheed Martin
- Naval Sea Systems Command
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
- Willis Towers