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Bachelor of Science inComputer Science

The online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is designed to teach students to analyze problems and design solutions using computer science techniques. Students learn and practice interpersonal skills related to the discipline as well, including project management techniques, teamwork and communication with stakeholders.

Area of Study: Computer Science & Information Technology

  • Credit Hours: 55
  • Course Length: 7 weeks

This program can be taken:

  • Online
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Computer Science
Curriculum Overview


This 55 credit hour degree program covers key skill areas in computer science, such as web design, user experience, object-oriented programming, security considerations and core web technologies. The curriculum also includes relevant technology topics such as database management, system design and distributed architecture.


After completion of the B.S. in Computer Science coursework, students will demonstrate the following skills:

•  Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
•  Analyze a problem and identify the computing requirement appropriate to its solution.
•  Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice.
•  Use Agile techniques in the software development process.
•  Demonstrate design decisions and their impact on software development.
•  Understand data structures.
•  Use virtual machines and related tools.

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CSC-115 - Intro to Computer Science

This course is designed to provide an overview of basic principles and practices used in the field of computer science. It covers common terminology, career paths in the computer science field, and common methodologies used in software development.

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Elective Courses


  1. Apply Online
  2. Submit official transcripts from the regionally accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 based on a 4.0 system.
    • If you have attended a MNSCU college or university we also ask that you provide an official accompanying DARS or MnTC goal area worksheet. Concordia accepts completed goal areas
    • If you have less than 20 college credits completed, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as any college level courses you have taken.
    • If you have not taken any college level courses and have graduated from high school in the last three years, you will need to submit your official high school transcript as well as your official ACT or SAT scores.
  3. Submit a typed personal statement that answers the questions listed below. Completed statements should be labeled with your name, academic program, and your contact information and submitted via your student application portal. Each question should be answered in a minimum of 300 words (1 page).
    • What has led you to pursue your undergraduate degree?
    • What are your long term personal and professional goals?

*120 credits need to be completed to earn bachelor’s degree

Technology Requirements

Students enrolling in an adult undergraduate program must have access to a computer that meets Concordia University’s technology requirements. Contact Concordia’s Help Desk at or (651) 641-8866 with any questions regarding these requirements.

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95% 95% of CSP grads receive job offers within one year of graduation.

*First Destinations survey administered by Concordia University, St. Paul

$57,736 Highest average salary among MN private school grads (bachelor’s) four years after graduation.

*salary data source:

44% CSP graduates earn 44% more than the national average.

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Career Potential

The online Bachelor in Computer Science program prepares students for a variety of technology-related jobs, including: software programming, web design, mobile application development and database design.  Students develop the tools needed to take a practical approach to computations and applications.

  • Software Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Application Tester
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
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Tuition and Financial Aid Information

Concordia University, St. Paul online provides an affordable educational choice for adult learners. Concordia online offers program credits at a competitive rate.

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