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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Online Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

4 years

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Register by: Dec 8, 2021

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is an educational degree program that provides a foundation of knowledge in the field of IT. Our computer science degree equips you with the knowledge to apply information technology theory and principles to address real-world business challenges. You can also use elective courses to earn a certificate in cybersecurity, networking, cloud computing and much more.

  • Design a minimum viable product (MVP) in wireframe or cloud-based application and present it to potential investors

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing to identify solutions

  • Evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of requirements

  • Make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles

  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions

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Attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night because our online classroom is available 24/7/365. Your academic counselor will help schedule your courses for a computer science degree.

What you'll learn

When you earn your online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Java programming
  • Software development
  • Computer architecture
  • Ethics in computer science
  • Computer application and theory

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science?

A BSCS degree can prepare you to be:

  • Application(s) developer
  • Application integration engineer
  • Computer consultant
  • Information technology analyst (IT analyst)
  • Software architect
  • Software developer
  • Software development engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Technical consultant
20 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. job growth for software developer occupations is projected to be much faster as average between 2020 and 2030.


Paying for school

While education costs have risen an average of 2.6% in the U.S. every year, our Tuition Guarantee ensures you’ll pay one flat rate from the moment you enroll to the day you graduate.

Save time and money on your degree

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know
Earn your degree without starting from scratch. Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.


Our enrollment representatives provide personal support while you make an informed choice about going back to school.  Reach us by phone at 844-937-8679 or chat with us 7 days a week

Student Experience

An education that fits your busy life

Balancing family, work and school

Work toward your degree without giving up what matters most. Start your degree year-round and take one class at a time.

Online learning

Enroll in online classes and attend class whenever it fits your life, day or night.

Around-the-clock support and resources

You have a support team available up to 20 hours a day, 5 days a week. And our academic counselors, who are with you every step of the way, have earned a 5-star rating from 90% of our surveyed students.

Accreditation & Faculty

Count on the quality of your education

Institutional accreditation

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Since 1978, University of Phoenix has been continually accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and its predecessor.

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Chief Technology Officers

85 %

Of surveyed students would recommend their instructors

Faculty Spotlight

We don’t know what the field is going to look like three years from now. We just know the threats are growing exponentially. We have to prepare the workforce to be prepared to take on those threats.”

Stephanie Benoit-Kurtz

Faculty, College of Business & IT

While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projections are not specific to University of Phoenix students or graduates.