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Applied Computer Science

Gain a solid foundation in computer systems, hardware and software.

Why Applied Computer Science at Bay Path University?

Computer science is at the heart of information management, analytics and decision support systems within and across virtually every industry. It is also at the heart of all forms of automation taking place across the country and around the world. Computing has become more mobile, connected, fast and cost-effective in recent years, generating a surge in new and exciting career opportunities.

Applied Computer Science is for students who wish to focus on solving business problems with the application of technology. Students will select upper level software development courses including two courses specifically designed to engage in the research and development of advanced software design and implementation projects. As a student in the Applied Computer Science program you will focus on the skills, tools, and technology needed in any information technology job, as well as develop critical leadership skills such as professional communication, project management and business practices.

Did you know?

  • Some experts predict 3.5 million cybersecurity job openings by 2021, with cybercrime more than tripling job openings in the next five years.1 
  • Computer Science majors ranked #3 among majors with the highest starting salaries in 2016.2 
  • Large companies and government agencies are hiring more website developers who can integrate their websites with a variety of data feeds from across the organization.3
Sources: *BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS; +COMPUTER SCIENCE ZONE