Computer Science

With a degree in computer science, you will be prepared to work on and operate computers and applications, as well as manage computer-related projects, for a broad spectrum of industries.

The program in Computer Science (CS) prepares students for professional practice in systems programming, software design and computer applications, or for graduate study in computer science. The program provides a solid foundation based on the organization, processing and display of information. The major in Computer Science is accredited by the ABET Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC).


This tool should only be used as a guide — remember to meet with your academic adviser, Career Services and/or faculty to determine appropriate career options.

  • My future career:

    Artificial Intelligence Programmer

  • My future career:

    Computer Scientist

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    * Median salary for the state of Michigan

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