Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Program By University of Kentucky |Top Universities

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months

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Computer scientists identify and solve computational problems in all areas of modern life. They use a combination of technical skills and creativity to design and build software, formulate solutions to computing problems and invent new and better ways of using computers. The discipline of computer science has many challenging, interesting and socially important careers that appeal to a diverse range of people. Computer scientists are not only employed by software companies but also by health care companies, government agencies and educational institutions. In short, the computer science profession is multifaceted and has wide-ranging applications. Computers are continually changing, so those who choose a career in computer science will become life-long learners and will always be on the cutting edge of new trends in technology. Careers Program Your Future At the University of Kentucky, you will be taught by professors who are recognized leaders in their respective fields and are outstanding teachers. The Department of Computer Science was recently ranked 30th among U.S. Ph.D.-granting universities and 16th among public universities by Academic Analyticsâ„¢. Department of Computer Science professors and instructors are readily available both inside and outside the classroom to discuss course material, emerging topics of research in computer science and the computing profession. Industries Looking for You Software development Cyber security Entertainment Medicine Telecommunications Digital media Gaming Career Prospects in Computer Science Worried about what you will do after graduation? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer occupations will constitute 57% of all job openings in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields from 2012- 2022. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has also projected that employment of computer software engineers and computer programmers will increase much faster than the average for all occupations around 21% between 2008 and 2018. Related occupations, such as information technology managers, have similar prospects for growth.