Caldwell University’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program prepares students for careers in the rapidly growing computer technology industry. Students receive a strong foundation in computer programming and technology, with opportunities for electives to create an industry-focused approach that link to areas of individual student interest.
Rapid growth of Computer Science opportunities has been fueled by increasing demand for new technology, expanding reliance on mobile and wireless networks, and rising concerns about cybersecurity. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the Computer Science industry are projected to grow much faster than all other occupations in the next decade. BLS estimates for the period 2016 to 2026 that jobs for software developers are expected to increase 24%, with strong median wage rates.
Caldwell students acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities needed to pursue a diverse array of careers within the IT industry, including software development engineer, software developer, application developer, system engineer, net developer, system administrator, network engineer, security engineer, and programmer/cyber security analyst. Successful graduates have the ability to specify, design and implement software or software systems to meet customer requirements. This degree also provides a solid foundation for graduate work in the field.
The School of Business and Computer Science provides comprehensive offerings for students seeking either general or specialized degrees in the fields of business and technology. The School of Business and Computer Science offers the following degree programs:
- Business Administration
- Esports Management
- Financial Economics
- Healthcare Administration
- Sport Management
- Computer Science
- Computer Information Systems (Business Systems)
- Computer Information Systems (Information Technology)
Our increasingly-popular five-year tracks (BS/MBA and BS/MS Accounting) are rigorous programs for motivated students seeking to advance their business skills on an expedited basis.
Faculty emphasis extends beyond academics to fostering students’ business interpersonal skills and practical experiences through internships and international travel study trips. Business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) as noted; all other programs are aligned with applicable accreditation standards and will pursue full accreditation when eligible.
A Catholic Liberal Arts Education
At the core of a Caldwell education is our liberal arts curriculum, designed to guide students to critical thinking skills, appreciate diverse cultures, and acquire a moral and civic awareness.
Students develop the whole self as they absorb learning through our liberal arts core: the humanities; the physical and biological sciences, and mathematics; and the social sciences.