Computer Science Careers
In today's marketplace, who doesn't rely on computers?
Computers are vital to the success of all businesses and organizations. With a degree or certificate in computer science technology, you will be prepared for rewarding careers in computer science, one of today's dynamic and diverse career fields in the continually growing computer industry.
The curriculum in our computer science degree program blends theoretical concepts with practical lab work, providing you with skills well grounded in design and analysis as well as practical application and implementation.
Specialize in one of three tracks.
Did we mention dynamic? At SLU, we realize that a computer science degree program must have options if it's going to serve your needs. Whether you require an emphasis in programming, meeting your organization's tactical and strategic goals, or answering complex questions and business intelligence issues, our three tracks will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed. Pursue evolving careers in computer science or advance your current profession with SLU's computer science technology programs. Graduates will be prepared for such jobs as:
- systems analyst
- applications developer
- IS project manager
- information systems manager
- data management specialist
- information engineer
In any of these jobs, you can feel confident that you are entering a career field that is going to experience phenomenal growth. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the computer science and database industry is expected to grow by 37 percent through the year 2016, which is much faster than average for overall job growth.
The jobs within this field are broad, so the salaries are wide ranging from around $37, 000 to over $103, 000 per year. The people who are most in demand in this field are the ones who took the time to train for the right skills. We're ready to help you.
Don't just listen to us. Hear what our students had to say.
"I went from secretary to information support manager to systems development engineer in three years. This program has given me the opportunity to excel in a career field that I love and enjoy."
- Renea Daesch, Systems Development Engineer, The MITRE Corporation at Scott Air Force Base
"The relationship I've had with professors here has rekindled my desire to teach. And with the strong base I've received in this program, I feel confident in continuing on to get my master's degree and doctorate."
- Marcellus Duffy, Technology Consultant, Duffy Consulting, L.L.C.
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