Computer Science

Earn Your Computer Science Degree at USF

Don’t just earn a Computer Science degree. Come to the University of Sioux Falls and graduate with a versatile and accredited bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from a Christian university. Quality matters in the Computer degree market. USF understands you have many choices for a degree in Computer Science. Whatever your career plans, make strong Computer Science skills and, yes, a talent for numbers and attention to detail, your best assets.

Whether you’re coding computer software or keeping a huge computer network humming, you’ll often find yourself the center of attention – especially if there’s a glitch. That’s when the service leadership you’ll learn at USF comes into play. People won’t just come to you to fix computer and computer network issues. They’ll come to you for help. Many times your compassion and patience will make a big difference. Come to USF in Sioux Falls and learn the best ways to present yourself and your top Computer Science solutions the best way possible –all with the values of a Christian university behind you.

Reasons to Earn Your Computer Science Degree

On USF’s campus in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, you’ll study with transformational leaders on the Computer Science faculty. Experience all the benefits of a private, Christian university while gaining knowledge and skills valued in a variety of Computer Science careers and software professions:

  • Build a strong foundation in computer languages and software, computer architecture and hardware and computing theory.
  • Gain effective and flexible computing skills in problem solving.
  • Prepare yourself with the skills necessary for pursuing in-depth training in one or more application areas or for continuing education in computer science.

Computer Science Degree Options

Build a solid foundation for your future with a Computer Science degree from USF. Match your bachelor’s degree program to your career goals in Computer Science or related computer jobs.

USF also offers a degree in Computer Information Systems. You can decide after your first few courses whether you wish to major in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems. If you choose Computer Science, advanced programming techniques lead to efficient, professional algorithms. If you choose Computer Information Systems, your study will include the interactions between the technical and business personnel of an organization and an introduction to accounting and business management. 

Computer Science Careers

Are you asking yourself, “What is a Computer Science degree good for?” or “What are the best jobs for Computer Science majors?”

USF’s Computer Science graduates find success in top career fields:

Computer programmer

Both working within current computer systems or developing new solutions

Network and computer systems administrator

Overseeing networks of all sizes, including computer system security 

Software developer

Both customizing existing systems or developing new ones 

Computer systems analyst

Evaluating and optimizing computer systems

Computer Science at USF

Choose to earn your bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from USF, and you’ll have access to these great opportunities.
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Joseph E. Salsbury Science Center

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Math and Computer Science Club

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