Computer & Data Science, B.S.
Learn the analytical and technical skills necessary to flourish in a growing industry
Become eligible for jobs in a variety of career fields upon earning a Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Data Science from USJ.
Take the first step toward a career as a software developer, ranked the best job by U.S. News & World Report, and pursue the best major for the job, Computer and Data Science.
The Computer and Data Science program is designed to prepare students for employment in both computer science and data science. This combination of skills is highly attractive to employers who are increasingly inclined to use data-driven and evidence-based decision making. As a Computer and Data Science major, students will combine coursework and internship experience to gain practical skills in areas such as computer programming, application development, data analysis, data mining, and machine learning, which will give them a competitive edge in the job market.
Students work with leading faculty on research projects related to data architecture, analysis, and computer programming. They find internships in businesses across Connecticut and in surrounding states, giving them hands-on experience that helps them find employment across the nation and even the globe.
Computer and Data Science Careers
According to the United States Department of Labor Statistics, the need for software developers is expected to increase by 253,000 jobs over the next decade, and growing evidence suggests the supply is not keeping pace with the demand.
Graduates of the Computer and Data Science program will have the necessary skills and industry insights to continue on to graduate school or pursue a wide range of careers as:
- Software engineers
- System analysts
- Application developers
- Computer science educators
- Computer and information systems managers
- Data scientist/information scientists
- Data engineers
- Data architects
- Business intelligence analysts
- Database administrators
The University of Saint Joseph’s Bachelor’s in Computer and Data Science program can help you launch a lifelong career working in software development, big data analysis, and other exciting tech fields.
Contact Hong Zhou, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at [email protected] or 860.231.5826