Do you want to contribute to technological development and innovation? Do you enjoy working with computers and numbers? Are you creative, good at problem solving, and determined to succeed? The Bachelor's in Computer Science is for you.
Computer Science is accredited by the Computer Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Computer Science and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Program Criteria.
What will I study?
In the MTU Computer Science BS program, you'll study computing theory, experimentation, and engineering design, and you'll discover and learn about computer software and computational processes for a variety of applications and users. You'll model and analyze problems, and design and verify computing solutions.
The specialty areas within computer science are many, including computer architecture, software systems, graphics, artificial intelligence, high-performance computing, software engineering, and human-computer interaction. Your career will never get stale.
Choose Your Concentration
This option broadly covers all areas of computer science. You'll gain the computer knowledge you need for to start your career in computing, science, or engineering. If you're planning on graduate school, this is your best option.
Finding the best computing solutions often requires both computer science expertise and knowledge of a particular application area. The Application concentration delves into an area you choose, like engineering or health care.
In the Computer Systems concentration you'll design, develop, and maintain computing systems. Computing environments like operating systems, networks, administration, and security are emphasized. You'll learn to embrace change and become adaptable so your career will always remain fresh.
Your game industry career starts here. Learn the newest techniques and technologies to build engaging video games. You'll have lots of opportunities for hands-on learning. And you'll build teamwork experience, learn 3D graphics programming, and master the foundational skills you'll need start building a new generation of interactive games.
Tomorrow Needs Computer Science. Tomorrow Needs You
Computer Science is one of the best-paid careers out there. Employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13% through 2030, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the average median wage is $97,430, almost twice as high as the overall annual wage for all occupations.
The Career Opportunities Are Virtually Endless
Recent Michigan Tech Computer Science graduates work in all kinds of great positions, including the following job roles.
- Computer Consultant
- Computer Graphics Specialist
- Computer Systems Engineer
- Knowledge Engineer
- Project Coordinator
- Software Engineer
- Systems Analyst
Computer Science Grads Land Jobs at Major Employers
Google. Intel. Ford. Michigan Tech Computer Science graduates land jobs at cutting-edge, Fortune 500 companies.
- Adobe Systems
- Battle Creek Public Schools
- Capital One
- Fannie Mae
- Ford Motor
- GE Aviation
- IBM Corporation
- Lucent Technologies
- Pfizer Inc.
- Texas Instruments
- US Department of Defense