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Bachelor of Science – Applied Computing

OVERVIEW

Become a computer science professional with your online Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing degree program.  In today’s computer science industry, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing will make you more marketable in the computer science workforce.

  • What will I learn in the Bachelor of Science – Applied Computing online program? In the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing you will obtain the vital knowledge in computers, software and networking to compete in today’s technological world.
  • What careers can I pursue with an online Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing degree program? With the knowledge you gain in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing you can pursue a career in search marketing, information management, web administration and software development.
  • How long is the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing online degree program take? The Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing online degree program from start to finish is designed to be completed in 38 months however, it could take less time depending on how much transfer credit you receive and how many classes you take every term.  The total program credit hours are 120.
  • How much will the online Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing degree program cost? The undergraduate rate is $434 per credit hour, no additional institutional fees. UVI also offers scholarships and financial aid for those who qualify.
  • WHEN CAN I START? Courses begin monthly, so we’re ready when you are. Contact us at online@uvi.edu to learn more about our accredited degree programs, financial assistance opportunities or enrollment process.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing online program outcomes.

After successfully completing UVI’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing online program, you will be able to:

  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematical reasoning related to computer science
  • Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • Address professional, ethical, legal, security, global and social issues and responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Use current techniques, skills and tools necessary for computing practice

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CAREER OUTLOOK

Pursue an online degree in computer science and prepare for a career as a professional software engineer, developer or system analyst.

Potential career paths and positions include:

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Information Security Analysts

Software Developers, Applications

Software Developers, Systems Software

Web Developers

Computer Network Support Specialists

Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers

Web Administrators

Search Marketing Strategists

Document Management Specialists

The median annual wage for computer and information systems managers was $135,800 in May 2016.1

The median annual wage for information security analysts was $92,600 in May 2016.2

The median annual wage for computer network support specialists was $62,670 in May 2016.3

1 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/computer-and-information-systems-managers.htm

2 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm

3 https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/computer-support-specialists.htm

Employers can include:

  • Professional, scientific and technical services
  • Multi-national corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • Large-scale retailers
  • Major manufacturers
  • Government – Local, State and Federal