A degree in computer science prepares you for some of today’s most dynamic career fields. Graduates trained in computer programming and information technology are increasingly in high demand, and Carson-Newman’s computer science program equips you with both the theoretical knowledge and the application skills you’ll need. If you excel in problem-solving skills and like to think abstractly, imagine your future in a high-tech world.
Applied/Management: for careers in information technology, system administration and computer project management
Traditional/Theoretical: preparation for graduate school or careers in traditional computer science, programming and software engineering
With a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security, there is an expected increase of more than 500,000 new jobs in computer and information technology occupations from 2018–2028. Among the fastest-growing specialties are: computer and information research scientists, information security analysts and software developers.
-Bureau of Labor Statistics
• Computer programming• Information technology• Technology management• Information security• Information research science• Software engineering• Systems analysis
My computer science courses at Carson-Newman were both fun and challenging. Their focus on practical problems and puzzle-like exercises helped me stay engaged and learn rapidly. After graduating, I was able to find a job in less than four weeks. Computer science is a thriving field, with great pay, competitive benefits, and is required by everything in the modern world.
Do you have good problem solving skills? In this program you’ll learn to write a computer program—a unique puzzle and challenge with a rewarding solution.