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Computer Science

Start an exciting career in computer science at the University of Hartford. From day one, you will create software, design databases, and process data from top-notch faculty in a small classroom setting. Take advantage of:

  • Peer tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Research and internship opportunities
  • Access to computer labs

Examples of careers include:

  • Software engineers and developers
  • Database analysts
  • Network administrators
  • Computer aided designers
  • Network security specialists
  • Webmasters

The average annual salary for computer science majors is approximately $90,000 according to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Certificate in Computer Science
The certificate program, open to students with a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, provides students with the opportunity to sharpen their existing skills or to gain a solid background in computer science to help them in possible career changes. You may enroll on a part-time basis. The CS certificate consists of 20 credits, with a minimum of 9 upper level credits required in residence.