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Studying Computer Science at Weber State

Computer science is a growing and competitive field. A degree in computer science prepares you to work with some of the top companies in the industry, locally and worldwide. This degree is a good fit if you are interested in computer programming and working in the technology sector.

Computer Science Highlights

The Weber State computer science program works closely with companies in the industry to secure jobs for its students. In the program, you must meet regularly with an assigned career counselor who will help you prepare for the job hunt by offering resume help and conducting mock interviews.

Accredited Schools Online recently rated our program the 23rd best computer science degree in the U.S.

23rd best degree computer science in accredited schools online    4th most affordable online bachelor's in 2019
 

Beyond the Classroom

While in the computer science program, you’ll have the chance to work on capstone projects with community partners, including nonprofit organizations such as Anything for a Friend and Cottages of Hope.

You can also join a student-run club or professional organization, such as the Association of Computing Machinery, to connect with other students and working professionals in the field.

James Painter

Class of 2017

“The best thing about the computer science program is the professors. Without their knowledge and experience, the program wouldn't be as amazing as it is.”

What You’ll Learn at Weber

The coursework in this program combines applied knowledge and computer theory. You can also pursue certificates in mobile app and game development.

The program carefully tracks developments in the computer science industry to offer the most in-demand skills and tools you'll need to continue learning on the job.

Topics you'll cover during your studies:

  • Operating systems
  • Software engineering
  • Computer graphics
  • Scripting languages

What You Can Do after Weber

A degree in computer science opens the door to a career with some of the most competitive companies in the world, including Microsoft and Google.

Graduates can pursue many roles in computer science. Specific job titles include:

  • Business intelligence manager
  • Applications developer
  • Mobile applications developer
  • Web developer
  • Computer software engineer
  • Technical support engineer

You can also continue your studies in Weber's Master of Science in Computer Science program.

Career & Salary Outlook

Common careers for computer science graduates in the U.S.
Descriptions, job outlook, salary information and more ... 
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)



 

Faculty Perspective

  • Spencer Hilton

    "The ever-expanding field of computer science provides a wide range of opportunities for our students. Whether specializing in programming, database, security, web, mobile or game development, CS graduates continue to be in high demand."