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Bachelor of Science

Computer Science

Program Details

Next Start Date
August 26
Est. Program Length
3-4 years
Cost Per Credit
$425
Credit Hours
128
Transfer Credits Accepted
90
Accreditation
WSCUC

Program Overview

The bachelor’s in computer science online degree at William Jessup University will prepare you for careers in the growing technology and computer science fields. This program provides a broad-scope education in business, information systems, and other key areas, combining skill development with hands-on experience.

Through our rigorous curriculum, you will develop fluency in reading and writing a variety of computer languages, proficiency in the latest development tools and platforms, and competency in all phases of software development. Earning your computer science degree online at Jessup means learning to apply new skills and methodologies to the rapidly changing world of computing. Because the curriculum in Jessup’s bachelor’s in computer science online program emphasizes Christian principles, you’ll graduate prepared to be an ethical tech expert in matters of software ownership, intellectual property, security, information integrity, and more.

When you earn your computer science degree online, you can study on your schedule while balancing academic and professional commitments. Coursework features key topics like computer systems, programming, data structures, and web design, as well as a senior project that prepares you for the challenges of creating and launching marketable technology.

In this program, you will learn from expert faculty and industry experts from high-level positions in Silicon Valley, gaining valuable skills you can apply to a variety of technology careers. No matter your goals are, Jessup’s BS in Computer Science online program is the credential you need for success

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Courses and Requirements

Jessup’s bachelor’s in computer science online degree requires a total of 128 credit hours, including 77 credits of foundational studies and 51 credits of core courses. As a student, you’ll learn topics including programming, web applications, and computer networking.

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Total courses are needed to complete this program.

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Admissions

Submit your application. Be sure to include a copy of your undergrad transcript confirming at least a 2.0 GPA, if you have one. Otherwise, submit a copy of your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. Even though Jessup doesn’t require a minimum standardized test scores, test scores are considered during the decision process.

Tuition Rates & Transfer Credits
Item Credits Cost/Credit Hour Totals
Tuition 128 $425 $54,400
Maximum Transfer Credits 90 $425 ($38,250)
Total with transfer credits:  $16,150

Tuition reflects minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at (844) 224-5483 or request more information.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.
† Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to fewer courses over time.

Financial Aid

Online students receive the same financial aid options as those attending classes on campus. Students are matched with a dedicated financial aid officer who will guide them through financial aid options. There are several grants, scholarships, and loans available, and undergrad students are eligible for up to $12,500 per year in federal student loans.

Learn more about financial aid options.

Scholarships

Undergrads also can receive up to $2,000 per year with the Church Partnership Grant, which is reserved for students who attend a participating church. Additionally, California high school seniors or those transferring from a community college may apply for the Cal Grant. The grant does not need to be repaid and is funded by the state of California.

Find out more about the grants and scholarships available.

Prospective students who are transferring can complete their degree in two years with a full workload and 60 units transferred. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred per university policy, and credits may come from other regionally accredited institutions.

Learn more about transferring your credits.

Jessup proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program to fully support our nation’s veterans. Veterans with 100-percent eligibility will have tuition costs and most fees completely covered. Additionally, up to $2,500 per year may be awarded to those who qualify for the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship.

Learn more about Jessup’s military friendliness.

Jessup is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Association for Biblical Higher Education and Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability.

Career Outcomes

  • Software Developers

    When you earn your computer science degree online at Jessup, you’re qualified for a career as a software developer. Software developers are responsible for building computer programs and developing applications, computer systems, and more.

    Job growth
    24%
    Median annual salary
    $105,590
  • Database Administrators

    Also known as DBAs, database administrators oversee the storage and organization of a company’s data to ensure that it’s available to users. They also ensure that an organization’s data is secure.

    Job growth
    11%
    Median annual salary
    $90,070
  • Computer Systems Analysts

    Computer systems analysts, sometimes called systems architects, create innovative solutions to computer systems so that they operate more efficiently and improve outcomes. This interdisciplinary career combines business and information technology skills.

    Job growth
    9%
    Median annual salary
    $88,740

* All career outcome information is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Job growth percentage covers 2016 through 2026.

Why Choose Jessup?

  • Experiential Learning

    Hands-on experience you can immediately apply in the workplace.

  • Expert Professors

    Faculty members who are experienced in a variety of areas, such as clinical work and addiction.

  • Well-Rounded Education

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  • Multiple Perpectives

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Benefits of Learning Online

Studying online rather than in the classroom has its perks as it provides a great opportunity for students who are too far away to get the education they deserve at an affordable price. Plus, the courses take half the time to complete compared to those on campus.

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