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Major: Computer Science


Introduction

Computer science programs focus on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Computer Science

 

Typical Degrees Offered

Minnesota schools offer several different award levels for this major. The number of 2016-2017 graduates in the chart below were awarded the following degrees:

Associates degree, 125 graduates

Bachelor degree*, 761 graduates

Master degree**, 121 graduates

Doctoral degree, 29 graduates

*This award level also includes post-bachelor's certificates.
**This award level also includes post-master's certificates.

 

Careers You Qualify For With This Major

 

Schools That Offer This Major

SchoolCity
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Cambridge
Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Coon Rapids Coon Rapids
Bemidji State University Bemidji
Century College White Bear Lake
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights
Metropolitan State University - St. Paul Saint Paul
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead
Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato
Minnesota West Community and Technical College - Worthington Worthington
Normandale Community College Bloomington
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park
North Hennepin Community College - Online Brooklyn Park
Pine Technical & Community College Pine City
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester
Saint Paul College St. Paul
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall
St. Cloud State University St. Cloud
Winona State University Winona

 

Related Majors

 

College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.

 

Read more about our data.