Computer Science Degree

Join the Technology Revolution

Earn A Degree In Computer Science

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.

In the 21st century, information technology is permeating many aspects of daily life and big data, software, and the Internet are being integrated into businesses and products throughout society. The knowledge and skills learned from studying computer science prepare students for careers in a variety of sectors.

“Computer science schools develop students’ computational and critical thinking skills and shows them how to create, not simply use, new technologies. Quincy University offers a comprehensive computer science degree, which can set you on a successful path in this exciting career”

 Computer science Career Growth and Salary Growth

Computing jobs rankings are the #1 source of new wages in the United States. 500,000+ current openings: These jobs are in every industry and every state, and they’re rankings are projected to grow at twice the rate of all other jobs.

Illinois currently has nearly 24,000 open computing jobs (growing at four-and-a-half times the state average). The average salary for a programming computing occupation in Illinois ($86,131) is significantly higher than the average salary of the state ($49,970). You can be well on your way with a Quincy computer science degree.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics the field of computer science will grow by 15% through the year 2022. Choosing a career in computer science is easier than you think. Those students who are pursuing a career in this field will find it easier to locate a job with great resources at their fingertips.


  • Algorithmic problem-solving
  • Programming – C++ and Java
  • Web development and design  – HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL and More
  • Computing and data analysis (managing, processing, visualizing and interpreting data)
  • Modeling and simulating real-world problems
  • Creating and manipulating graphics
  • Cyber Security
  • Robotics
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Modeling and simulating real-world problems
  • Ethical and social issues in computing

Computer Science

Preparing for a Career

The computer science program at Quincy University not only educated me in the principles of the science, but also taught me the vital skills that I needed in order to secure excellent career opportunities directly following graduation. I highly recommend the CS program at Quincy University.
Samuel Kragel '14, Implementation consultant at Fast Enterprises in Nashville, TN

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

Computer Science – Information Systems – Computer Engineering

Computer Science Jobs By 2020

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

A Computer Science Degree From Quincy University Puts Value Into Knowledge

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(IOS and Android), Programming
  • Information Services, John Wood Community College
  • Systems/Application Analyst, Blessing Hospital
  • Software Engineer, ETC ComputerLand, Inc.
  • IT Staff, AT&T
Fun Fact: 92.5 percent of QU graduates are employed in professional positions or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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