Computer Science (B.S.)/Computer Science (M.S.)

Build advanced computer science skills, earning a bachelor's and master's degree in as few as five years.

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Increase earning potential or prepare for doctorate studies by earning both a B.S. and a Master of Science in Computer Science degree through the Accelerated Master’s Program.

The B.S. program introduces concepts and techniques in designing and developing advanced software systems. Explore conceptual underpinnings of computer science—its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, and software engineering techniques. Choose from a set of electives including data science, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, database systems, computer architecture, and computer networks. Continue with graduate-level courses to extend and deepen knowledge of the field to gain a competitive edge in the market. The graduate program provides a conceptual and practical education, combining a broad core curriculum with a choice of a specialized area of study.

Program Overview

The B.S. program introduces concepts and techniques in designing and developing advanced software systems. Continue with graduate-level courses to extend and deepen knowledge of the field to gain a competitive edge in the market.

Career Opportunities

Computer scientists are in high demand across industries and businesses in the public and private sector.

  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Computer network architect
  • Software developer
  • Computer and information research scientist
  • Senior database administrator
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To be eligible for admission, you must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at Illinois Tech.

In addition, applicants for a computer science accelerated master's degree must have a minimum GPA of 3.25/4.0.

A GRE score is not required.