Additional Program Info
In today’s electronic world, a background in computer science is a highly marketable asset. The Computer Science program provides a strong foundation in programming languages, databases, operating systems, networking, game programming, software engineering, mobile app development, and internet programming. Junior and senior students will choose from advanced electives, allowing them to customize their education for their desired career or graduate studies.
What makes Misericordia’s Computer Science program stand out from all the rest:
Students will continue to be on the cutting-edge of a wired (or wireless) world, putting to work the in-depth knowledge and experience gained through Misericordia University academics and service. Our combination of high-quality courses in Computer Science, critical thinking and writing skills, along with a caring and accessible faculty will help make the most of your education. Students have ample access to computer labs, and all facets of hardware and software are continually upgraded to ensure that students work with the most recent components.
Computer Science Program degree options:
- Bachelor in Science in Computer Science
- Bachelor in Science in Computer Science, (Pre-DPT Specialization)
- Minor Computer Science: Students from other majors can complete a Computer Science minor by taking six Computer Science courses as prescribed in the catalog.
Job opportunities for a Computer Science degree in the following fields:
- Software Developer
- Web Developer
- Scientific and industrial programming
- Mobile app developer
- Software and System development work in all types of businesses and agencies
- Systems analysis
- Database Administrative/Management
Research/Internships and other opportunities available via:
- Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)
- Internships with many local businesses
- Student Club: Math and Computer Science Club
Computer Science alumna have gone on to achieve employment at:
- Fannie Mae
- Metropolitan Life Foundation
- Optimo Information Technology
- Saucon Technologies, Inc.
- Digital Solutions Architect for CSS Industries
- Liquid Hub, SEI Investments
- IBM Corporation
- Bell Howell
- Wells Fargo
- Nortel Government Solutions
- CSC Computer Sciences Corporation
- Highmark, Inc.
- Sallie Mae Fund
- ATX Communications
- Siemens Medical Solutions
- Villanova University
- Alltell Information Services, Inc.