5 Reasons to Earn a Computer Science Degree

Posted on May 26, 2016  in  [ Engineering & Technology ]

Do you have an interest in studying computer science? Grand Canyon University’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology offers dynamic STEM degree programs, including several computer science programs. Here are five reasons to earn a computer science degree:

Choose From Several Emphases

If you study computer science at Grand Canyon University, you can choose from three different emphases based on your interests and skills. At GCU, you can specialize in your passion, whether it is big data analytics, business entrepreneurship or game and simulation development.

Learn Valuable Skills

No matter which emphasis you choose, you will learn advanced and valuable skills that can be directly applicable to your dream career. At Grand Canyon University, you gain critical thinking skills, real-world applications and practical project experience. In addition, GCU teaches students to embrace professional and ethical practices through the lens of our Christian worldview.

Explore Innovation

When you earn a computer science degree, you study subjects that encourage your innovative spirit and fuel your interest for technology. Subjects of interest include large scale data processing, object-oriented programming, principles of computer design and many more.

Contribute to the Advancement of Technology

Technology is advancing at a rapid rate. Pursuing a computer science degree allows you to become part of this revolution by learning and applying advanced computer applications and software that is relevant to the 21st century.

Prepare for In-Demand Careers

As a graduate from Grand Canyon University’s computer science degree program, you will be qualified for a variety of in-demand careers. Graduates may choose to pursue a career in software application development, computer programming, web application development, database managing, video game development and more!

If you think a computer science degree from the College of Science, Engineering and Technology is right for you, visit our website or contact us today by clicking on the Request More Information button at the top of the page.

Written by Jessica Meyer, a senior earning a marketing degree from GCU.

Jessica Meyer

Jessica Meyer

Jessica Meyer is a senior at Grand Canyon University. She was raised in Tucson, AZ, but recently moved to Phoenix to attend traditional classes at GCU. Jessica is majoring in marketing in the Colangelo College of Business.
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