The Digital Future is Yours to Dominate

Explore, solve and create for today and tomorrow

Use powerful computers with cutting-edge software tools to solve complex computational problems. Take advantage of an outstanding laboratory as you master the curriculum, based on the Association for Computing Machinery's recommendations. In Nova Southeastern University’s Bachelors of Science in Computer Science program you’ll explore algorithms, software design and development and take on real-world challenges.

NSU prepares you for a range of potential career paths. You’ll go beyond coding to gain expertise on data structures, algorithms, architecture, database and information retrieval, human-computer interaction, numeral and symbolic computation, operating systems, programming languages and software methodology and engineering. You’ll also work on practical projects and be challenged to bridge the gap between hardware and software issues. Upon completion of the program, you’ll have the skills every business and organization needs from a computing professional.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). 

Why Should You Major in Computer Science at NSU?

Explore High Tech Career Opportunities

With a degree in computer science, you'll be ready to advance in government, higher education, and across the high-tech industry. Jobs in this industry are consistently ranked among the best in lists by U.S. News & World Report. In fact, “Software Developer” was ranked #1 in their “100 Best Jobs” list and “IT Manager” was ranked #13 in “Best Paying Jobs.”

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Average Starting Salary

According to a 2020 report from PayScale.com, graduates with a bachelor’s degree in computer science make an average of $85,752 per year.

Shark Destinations

NSU Computer Science alumni go on to enjoy exciting and rewarding careers. You’ll find graduates at companies like Amazon, Modernizing Medicine, Citrix, Auto Nation, Ultimate Kronos Group, Robinhood, Adfone and Akamai.*

*Data provided by NSU’s Office of Career Development