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Computer Science, B.S.

Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences

For students interested in computer science, Indiana Tech offers two options: a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science. Both programs provide a broad background in the field of computer science, with extensive work in program development, data structures and algorithms, operating systems, computer system architecture, network architecture, theory of computation, software engineering and programming language design.

The bachelor of science option will focus on software design and development, computational math and networking. Your coursework will be steeped in mathematics and science. The degree will prepare you to design and create software to meet a variety of needs.

Why choose Indiana Tech?

  • You will take on software projects of increasing sophistication as you progress through your coursework.
  • An abundance of opportunities to explore and learn outside the classroom will be available to you, including participation with the Cyber Warriors, Indiana Tech’s cybersecurity team; the Math Club; or our chapters of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) or the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • An optional and informal one-hour class is held weekly to help students reinforce concepts learned in the classroom.
  • Indiana Tech fosters an active learning environment, enriched by instructors who possess years of experience in their respective fields.

Career Outlook

A B.S. in Computer Science from Indiana Tech prepares you for a wide variety of in-demand careers. Below, you can explore career fields, salary information and employer demand from our partners at Lightcast, the leading labor market and career data provider in the U.S.

Job Outlook

Below are some of the potential career opportunities available to graduates with this degree. Additionally, you will find national statistics for average annual salaries and projected job growth, as identified by statistics. Salaries can vary based on the market in which you live and the prior experience you bring to the position.

  • Software developer $105,590/year

Job outlook through 2028: 21 percent increase

  • Computer programmer $84,280/year

Job outlook through 2028: 7 percent decrease

  • Database administrator $90,070/year

Job outlook through 2028: 9 percent increase

  • Web developer $69,430/year

Job outlook through 2028: 13 percent increase

  • Computer network architect $109,020/year

Job outlook through 2028: 5 percent increase

Warriors in the Workplace

Indiana Tech graduates with this degree have earned jobs at:

  • Aptera
  • Idemia
  • Emerson Commercial and Residential Solutions
  • Do it Best Corp.

Internship Opportunities

Internship opportunities Indiana Tech students pursuing this degree have interned with:

  • American Electric Power
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • Vera Bradley
  • DTE Energy
  • Ottenweller Contracting
  • Emerson Commercial
  • Steel Dynamics
Hannah Wendel

Hannah Wendel
B.S. Computer Science, 2018

Success Story

When Hannah graduated in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, she already had a world of experience to give her a step up into the workforce. Hannah, a software developer at Fort Wayne’s Aptera, Inc., had a professor who nudged her towa…

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