Credit Hours
Credit Hour Minor


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Undergraduate Computer Science at St. Mary’s

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If you like problem solving, doing puzzles or thinking logically, consider Computer Science at St. Mary’s University. These degrees include an integrated math minor for our most technical programs.

Computer science professionals design and develop software to address everyday issues and problems. Computer Science majors at St. Mary’s develop software individually and in a group and are evaluated by industry experts.

They must be able to communicate effectively in order to talk with technical and non-technical people to assess their needs and then convey back information that is easy to understand.

  • Computer Science Career Opportunities

    Careers in computer science exist in virtually every industry, and skilled programmers are highly sought after in the current job market.

    Computer scientists work in technical IT-related careers such as:

    • Programmer
    • Software designer/developer
    • Systems/data analyst

    Students who take other Computer Science elective classes can gain specializations in careers related to cyber security, data science, and game, mobile and web development.

Teacher Certification

St. Mary’s students who want to become Computer Science teachers can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science with Teacher Certification. As a state-approved Educator Preparation Program (EPP), St. Mary’s provides all the training needed to pursue a career in education.

STEM Camps

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The St. Mary’s Department of Engineering offers a number of annual computer science-related summer camps for students in middle school and high school.

Science Living Community

Students majoring in any of the sciences, from computer science to biology, are invited to join the Science Living Community. Students live together and can attend programs throughout the year.

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Learn More

We’re eager to hear from you and answer any questions you have! Feel free to reach out to learn more about St. Mary’s University.

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