Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 10, 2022
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ABET

Change the World of Tech with a Computer Science Degree

Are you interested in learning more about computers and different areas of technology, as well as how to use problem-solving skills to meet the needs of future employers? Then you should consider the field of computer science! With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, you can enter the competitive and lucrative world of technology. Our computer science degrees provide training in the development, maintenance, and defense of large and complex software applications, executive software systems, and networks.

By earning your degree in computer science, you will be equipped to handle the technical and ethical challenges of technology in an appropriate manner, and develop strong competencies in reasoning and logic. Once you are equipped with a firm foundation in algorithms and problem solving, you will learn how to analyze problems and design, as well as implement and test software solutions.

At Liberty University, we aim to produce men and women who are grounded and strong in their Christian faith and ready to bring their ethical and spiritual standards into the workforce.


Why Choose Liberty’s Computer Science Degree?

Our computer science degree programs are part of our School of Business, which has experienced significant growth over the years. The school is housed in a state-of-the-art building equipped with large classroom spaces, several computer labs, and common spaces for students to study and meet up. Our Center for Cyber Excellence, Center for Entrepreneurship, and Center for Financial Literacy are available as resources to guide you along your academic journey, no matter which degree program you choose from the School of Business.  

The School of Business has several programs that are accredited by ACBSP or are pursuing accreditation. ACBSP is a specialized accreditation for business-related programs.

Our computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. These are in addition to other program-specific accreditations and Liberty University’s regional accreditation through SACSCOC.

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What Will You Learn in Our Computer Science Degree?

Computing

Throughout our computer science degrees, you will gain an understanding of the fundamentals, principles, and practices of computer science, which are necessary for employment and pursuing a graduate degree. You will learn to design, implement and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, components, or programs to meet desired needs.

Communication

Besides learning computer-based skills, you will study how to effectively communicate with supervisors, clients, and peers. This also ties into the ability to function and work as part of a team to accomplish a common goal.

Professionalism

The overall goal of Liberty University is to produce professional men and women who display the Christian principles that are the foundation for their professional ethics and behavior. Part of your training will be to learn about the professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities inherent in the computer science field.

Specializations
Highlights
Degree Information
Careers
Admission Requirements

General Track

With our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: General degree, you can choose which computer science classes you’d like to specialize in to personalize your degree for your interests and career goals.

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Cyber security consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Systems analyst
  • Technical writer

Cyber Security

Take your passions and interests to the next level and pursue our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: Cyber Security degree. You’ll focus on creating secure software and safeguarding network systems from attack.

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Cyber security consultant
  • IT consultant
  • Security analyst
  • Systems analyst
  • Technical writer
  • Threat hunter

Software Engineering

With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: Software Engineering, you can take your ability to solve problems to a whole new level by learning how to develop software to perform certain tasks and surmount obstacles.

View the Degree Completion Plan.

Career Opportunities

  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • Product engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Systems analyst
  • Technical writer

Web and Mobile Programming

Get in on the fastest growing computer science field by pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science: Web and Mobile Programming. Learn to develop games and applications (apps) for phones and mobile devices.

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Career Opportunities

  • Database administrator
  • Front-end developer
  • Games developer
  • IT consultant
  • Mobile app developer
  • Technical writer
  • Web developer

Highlights of Our Computer Science Degree

  • Our computer science degrees have around 90 credit hours of general and major-specific courses you take before moving on to the specialization courses of your choice. This gives you some time to decide which specialization is right for you.  
  • You can pursue multiple specializations if you choose, due to the number of elective credit hours within the degree.
  • As this degree is offered through our School of Business, you can take part in all that the School of Business building has to offer!
  • You have the opportunity to pursue a variety of certificates such as Microsoft, SAP, Cisco, etc.

Computer Science Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Computer Science Graduates

  • Cyber security consultant
  • Database administrator
  • Games developer
  • Information systems manager
  • IT consultant
  • Systems analyst
  • Technical writer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission through Fall 2022 acceptance)
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.