Is a Computer Programming Degree Right for Me?

three men looking at a computer By Jessica Meyer Posted on February 26, 2016  in  [ Engineering & Technology ]

As the demand for employees with computer skills continues to grow, you may find yourself asking, “Is a computer programming degree right for me?” Grand Canyon University can help you answer that question by providing you with more information about a computer programming degree and the opportunities available after graduation.

You Want to Gain Real-World Job Skills

The rigorous curriculum taught at GCU gives you a competitive edge, since it is current and relevant for students and working professionals. Core program courses include Enterprise Applications Programming, Database Application Programming, Information Security and many more.

You are Interested in a Fulfilling Career

Prepare for an exciting career at digital, network and enterprise companies by earning a computer programming degree. With this degree, job options include computer systems analyst, mobile game developer, web application developer and many more!

You Want Hands-on Experience

In addition to core courses, senior projects are required for students to complete the degree. Senior projects focus on local and global developing areas to help students build an understanding of different areas, cultures and people. Students conduct extensive research, integrate information from multiple sources and work with a mentor. The curriculum and senior projects help prepare students to enter the job market with ample knowledge and confidence.

Why Choose GCU? 

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming is offered on GCU’s main campus and online. Earning an online degree is a great alternative for a busy student or working professional who needs flexibility, but still desires a high-quality education. Furthermore, experienced online full-time faculty are available for guidance.

Additionally, GCU has a strong Christian worldview that encourages students work with integrity and honesty. The faculty within the College of Science, Engineering and Technology concentrates not only on students’ academic success, but also on social awareness, responsibility and ethical character.

Computer programming could be the perfect degree for you! Contact us today to request more information about GCU’s computer programming degree and other STEM degrees.

Written by Jessica Meyer, a senior majoring in marketing at 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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