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Com­put­er Science

Gain hands-on experience in labs, solve business problems in internships and learn key data structures so you can deliver the code that does the work; led by professors with over 90 years of combined industry experience.

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Fast Facts

  • 81% employment rate after college
  • 4 major degree tracks, 1 minor & 16 dual degree combinations
  • 12 OC seniors matched with 12 OKC professional mentors for one-on-one development
  • 6th in the nation for Best Value Small Colleges for Computer Science*

Mul­ti­task­ing Pro

Brooke Dobbins ('20) was a multitasking superstar in college. She was a Computer Science student, honors student, member of Iota Kappa Phi, a mentor to her peers and a Boeing intern. Watch the video to learn how OC equipped Brooke for her Boeing internship and her Computer Science career, while allowing her to pursue a social college experience!

Save time and mon­ey with a dual degree plan. Earn a mas­ter’s degree along­side your bachelor’s.

16 Dual Degree Combinations

A Look at CS at OC

What you want to know about Computer Science at OC in 2.5 minutes!

Team­work & Mentorship

Each year, computer science students enroll in a CS Team Experience course. Upper and lower classmen form a team headed by a faculty mentor to research and solve problems in Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Game/Simulation Systems, Artificial Intelligence and programming competition challenges. Team courses give students focused practice in teamwork and communication, enhance students’ knowledge in these fields of study and deepen relationships between students and faculty.

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Career Prepa­ra­tion

OC seniors work with local industry professionals on actual projects and they are prepared for careers as:

  • App Developers
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Cryptographer
  • Animation Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Software Engineer
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Every indus­try needs qual­i­ty pro­gram­mers and devel­op­ers, plus the job growth rate guar­an­tees a thriv­ing field for years to come.

Enter a career known for high-paying jobs.

Information Security Analyst: 28% job growth / Median Salary: $98,350

App Developer: 24% job growth / Median Salary: $103,620

Database Administrator: 11% job growth / Median Salary: $90,070

Computer Hardware Engineers: 5% job growth / Median Salary: $114,600

Software Developer: 24% job growth / Median Salary: $105,590

Web Developer: 15% job growth / Median Salary: $69,430

*Salaries based on national averages from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Find your degree

Take class­es like Arti­fi­cial Intel­li­gence, Cyber­se­cu­ri­ty, Ethics, Mobile App Devel­op­ment, Data­base Sys­tems and Soft­ware Engineering.

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