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- Duration As few as 2.5 years
- Cost per Credit $420
- Credit Hours 120
Master computer science tools and techniques
Become a high earner with CSP’s B.A. in Computer Science. Get the skills needed for software development and computer programming careers. Enjoy small class sizes and a personal learning environment led by industry experts who will share diverse experiences as they mentor and support you.
This computer science degree preps you for top tech jobs in any city or organization. With an in-person or flexible online format that works with your schedule, you’ll learn web design, software development, user experience, object-oriented programming, security and core web technologies.
CSP is one of the most affordable private universities in the Twin Cities1, and supports you with multiple scholarship options and convenient payment plans.
The online computer science degree provides a liberal arts perspective through the General Education core, plus 55 credit hours in the major. You’ll study programming with Java, modern web design, database design, server-side development, and choose between an elective course in mobile app development or advanced web application development. The bachelor’s degree in computer science culminates with a capstone course to give you realistic hands-on software development experience.Curriculum
- Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.
- Use Agile techniques in the software development process.
- Demonstrate design decisions and their impact on software development.
- Understand data structures.
- Learn object-oriented programming.
- Use virtual machines and related tools.
To apply for the online B.S. in Computer Science from Concordia University, St. Paul, you’ll need:
- Completed online application
- Submit official transcripts from your previous regionally accredited institution(s) 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.
- Transfer students with fewer than 20 college credits completed will also need to submit an official high school transcript and essay.
- Additional Requirements
- Access to a computer that meets Concordia’s technology requirements.
- Students who do not meet initial admissions criteria may be asked to complete the academic success essay and/or provide additional documentation.
The accelerated computer science degree online program from CSP costs $420 per credit hour. You can transfer a maximum of 90 credit hours to get your total tuition down to $12,600. Convenient payment options and $2,000 partnership scholarships are also available to make your education even more affordable.
You’ll have support from expert faculty members at CSP, who will be there to answer your questions and guide you throughout your bachelor’s degree in computer science. It’s yet another way that the online format mimics the experience of studying on campus.
Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous or Online programs from Concordia University, St. Paul are designed for your busy lifestyle. You can study at your convenience while taking advantage of synchronous coursework. With our flexible cohort framework, you’ll get to know your peers and faculty while engaging in unique assignments and activities. Explore the various ways that you will receive support through every stage of the online learning experience, and discover tips about how to maximize your resources.Online Experience
In addition to financing your online education with federal student aid and private loans, CSP offers online students a tuition discount (this limits eligibility for institutional scholarships). Transfer students could receive $2,000 or more through transfer partnerships and transfer student awards. CSP is also a Military Friendly® institution. An enrollment counselor and tuition planner will help you apply for financial aid.Tuition & Aid
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The B.S. in Computer Science will have six start dates throughout the year, in January, March, May, July, September, and October.
This program is offered fully online from Concordia University, St. Paul.
The B.S. in Computer Science includes 55 credit hours plus general education requirements.
Excluding general education requirements, the B.S. in Computer Science has 14 courses.
No, this degree program does not follow a cohort model.