Computer science majors have one of the highest starting salaries in the U.S.* Brenau’s online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science prepares you to start earning more right out of college, even if you have no programming or coding background. This degree will help you:
*National Association of Colleges and Employers
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Georgia Average Salary: $62,003
National Average Salary: $62,681
Design the applications or systems that run on a computer or another device.
Duties include: researching, designing, implementing and managing software programs, evaluating new programs and upgrading existing systems.
Georgia Average Salary: $48,909
National Average Salary: $49,444
Write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly.
Duties include: write programs in a variety of computer languages, test programs for errors and fix the faulty lines of computer code and utilize code libraries.
Georgia Average Salary: $62,690
National Average Salary: $63,370
Create and maintain websites and web-based tools for an organization.
Duties include: building and testing websites across browsers and devices, implementing website and data security protections and analyzing site performance.
Employment and salary data from Salary.com.
The number of jobs requiring a computer science degree is expected to grow 15% nationwide through 2029.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
When you graduate from Brenau, your computer science degree will have prepared you in ways that a bootcamp won’t. Specifically, you’ll gain leadership skills that will qualify you for high-paying positions and management opportunities in computer science, software development and programming, or further graduate studies.
Plus, because Brenau is a university, you can use financial aid to help pay for your tuition—an option you may not have at most bootcamps.
90% of employers request a bachelor’s degree for computer science-related roles.
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Study when–and where–it’s convenient for you.
All of our professors hold a Computer Science degree at the master’s or doctorate level.
We’ll take up to 65 of your credits.
To learn more about what it’s like to take college courses online, call an enrollment coach: 866.239.4762
As an online student, you have access to the same level of support and resources as if you were learning on-campus, including:
“The classes at Brenau have been amazing, interesting, and informative. I’ve enjoyed being the nontraditional student who is breaking the mold.”
— Amanda Szynkowski, ’15
Over the course of this 120-credit program, you’ll take a variety of classes that teach both hard, career-focused skills, as well as soft, interpersonal skills in communications and ethics.
Computer science students may choose ANY online course offered at Brenau as an elective, so long as they have taken the necessary prerequisites. This way, you can tailor your experience to your specific interests. Depending on your career goals, you may be interested in:
“We’re excited to prepare students for graduate work and careers in computer science as they shape their learning experience to optimally serve as global leaders within the profession.”
— Jim Eck, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
The recent impact of COVID-19 has many colleges hurrying to create online classes. At Brenau, our online degrees are anything but hurried. With our 20+ years of experience perfecting an accelerated online curriculum, you can rest assured you’re in expert hands.
You don’t have to pay for your degree entirely on your own—take advantage of the variety of financial aid options available, including: