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Computer Science Careers

Computer science is at the core of countless industries and is the #1 college major according to The Princeton Review based on job prospects, salary, and popularity. Piedmont College’s computer science program prepares students with the tools necessary to be innovators and problem solvers. The program emphasizes the study of computer systems architecture, software development, and data communications. Students will also develop problem-solving techniques, which are vital to nearly every career. Additionally, software developer is the #1 job according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report.

The following are potential careers for students obtaining a B.S. Degree in Computer Science:

  • Programming
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Information security analyst
  • Systems software developer
  • Applications software developer
  • Computer support specialist
  • Data mining specialist
  • Computer network architect
  • Computer and Information systems manager
  • Database Administration
  • Web developer