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Start your technology career

Our Computer Science program follows the latest ACM Guidelines and prepares students for bachelor's degree studies in computer science or software engineering

What You'll Learn

In this program, you’ll learn programming languages and gain an understanding of computer science. Electives in liberal arts and sciences round out your academic experience. 

Where You'll Go

Many graduates choose to transfer to an upper-division institution for continued study in computer science, math, science or scientific and business programming.  

Typical Salary

5 years after graduating with a Bachelor's degree


Popular careers, growth potential, and regional demand for the past 12 months.
Career 10-year growth potential Regional Demand
Software Developers, Applications 28% Very High
Computer User Support Specialist 15% High
Computer Systems Engineer/Architect (not available) High

Real Data from Central New York

  • Data reflect previous twelve-month period in the Syracuse Metropolitan Area and surrounding five-county Central New York region.
  • Salary gathered from SUNY Graduate Wages (data source: NYS Unemployment Insurance) unless otherwise indicated. 
  • Demand is determined by the number of job postings in the region over the past twelve months. 
  • Occupational growth potential gathered from Burning Glass.   

Top Transfer Partners

  • SUNY Oswego
  • SUNY Polytechnic Institute
  • SUNY Albany
  • SUNY Buffalo

Transfer Paths

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