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B.S. in Computer Science

College of Science and Mathematics

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B.S. in Computer Science

Dr. James D. Fabrey



Program Overview

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.


Program Highlights

  • ABET accreditation 

  • NSA certification 

  • Available accelerated B.S./M.S. program 

  • Internships


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:

  • AstraZeneca
  • Comcast
  • gsk
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Naval Sea Systems Command
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Vanguard
  • Willis Towers
  • Watson

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