Study Computer Science in the USA
Why Study Computer Science?
Computer Science covers a wide range of topics, primarily focused on programming and software development. Studying Computer Science opens opportunities to work in many industries, especially the technology and software sector, which has advanced the world in every part of life over the last 40 years.
Reasons for Studying Computer Science at DePaul
Computer Science is taught in The College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) in downtown Chicago. CDM is located within the technology and business districts of the city, offering you the freedom to attend industry events, build a network and gain work experience with a local or international company.
At DePaul University, graduates of Computer Science programs have a high employment rate. 59% of Computer Science BS students completed an internship while at DePaul, and 89% of undergraduate Computer Science students who graduated in 2018 were employed, continuing their education, or pursuing other goals within 6 months of graduation. As for graduate students, 93% of Computer Science MS students who graduated in 2018 were employed, continuing their education, or pursuing other goals within 6 months of graduation.
As part of your studies you will study programming and software, as well as other areas of modern computing, including data, gaming, and robotics.
Degrees and Courses
Choose from a range of programs to suit your interests and develop your career in your chosen direction.
Bachelor of Science (BS) degree (Available concentrations in Game Systems and Software Development)
- Data Structures in Java
- Design and Analysis of Algorithms
- Discrete Mathematics
- Multiplayer Game Development
- Object-oriented Software Development
- Technical Writing
- User Interface Architecture and Development
International students may study Computer Science through the Global Gateway Program or by Direct Admission to DePaul University.
- Applied Algorithms and Structures
- Concepts of Programming Languages
- Data Structures
- Database Technologies
- Discrete Structures for Computer Science
- Distributed Systems
- Introduction to Programming
- Object-Oriented Software Development
Computer Science MS graduates report a median salary of $78,000 (DePaul data, 2020).
Top 200 Computer Science Programs
DePaul's undergraduate and graduate programs are ranked in the Top 200 for all computer science programs in the USA
(U.S. News and World Report, 2021)
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