Computer Science Degree

Join the Technology Revolution

Embark on new digital territories where windows of opportunity will open as you learn to create, design, and improve on life-changing software and applications. Learn the science of technology where efficiency and fun improve lives and solve problems.

“I learned that computer science is not just about syntax and coding. We can make a difference in people’s lives by developing applications.”—Kyle Rector

Your Courses

Students learn the architecture of computing from the ground up from operating systems to web programming.


Computer Science


Career Knowledge

The knowledge that I have gathered throughout the CS program at QU has definitely jump started my career in the world outside of schooling. The professors are pretty cool too.
Philip Riley Chotipradit '13, User Support Administrator at Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences

A Few of Your Career Opportunities:

  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Network Designer
  • Software Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Information Analyst
  • Information Manager
  • Information Technologist
  • Computer Security
  • Embedded System Programmer (cell phones and robots)
  • Computer Graphics Animator
  • Web Developer
  • Video Game Developer

Active Learning Opportunities

Paid internships can be completed for academic credit at the following places:

  • Adams County Government
  • Blessing Hospital
  • Gardner-Denver, Inc.
  • Mercantile Trust & Savings Bank
  • Quincy Public School District #172
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Your Electronic Warehouse
  • Broadcast Electronics
  • Quincy Medical Group
  • Knapheide
  • Best Buy
  • ETC Computer Land
  • Vervocity Interactive: Websites, Mobile Apps, Programming

Where Our Graduates Work

  • Software Engineer, Rockwell Collins, Inc. (S&P top 500 company)
  • Program Analyst, Boeing Company, St. Louis (S&P top 500 company)
  • Network Administrator, Quincy Public Schools
  • Implementation consultant, Fast Enterprises, Nashville, TN
  • User Support Administrator at Department of Clinical and Translational Sciences , Northwestern University
  • Web Developer, Vervocity Interactive: Websites, Mobile Apps, Programming
  • Information Services, John Wood Community College
  • Systems/Application Analyst, Blessing Hospital
  • Software Engineer, ETC ComputerLand, Inc.
  • Software Developer, AT&T
Fun Fact: 92 percent of QU graduates are employed in professional positions or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

Contact Us

There’s no application fee when you apply online.