Jumpstart your career with an Associate of Science degree.

The field of Computer Science is booming and you can be a part of it. Earn your Associate of Science (AS) degree and be ready for entry-level positions as a computer support specialist or web developer. The program typically takes just four semesters or two years to complete.

The curriculum in our Theoretical track is rigorous, but for good reason. It’s designed around national curriculum models, employment opportunities and admissions requirements for graduate schools.

During this time, you’ll learn the basic principles of computer science, programming, and systems operation. You’ll also take a variety of general education courses that provide you with critical thinking and writing skills.

Employers tell us they appreciate the level of knowledge and skills our graduates bring to the workplace. What’s more, if you’re interested in earning a bachelor’s degree down the road, you’ll be well on your way.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Be on the cutting-edge of new technology.

CareerCast.com says Software Engineer is the #8 best job in the country, with a median salary over $90,000. Your Edinboro degree can get you there.

Get hands-on experience while still a student.

Internship credits are required in the Edinboro Computer Science Associate degree program. That’s great news for you because it not only gives you real-world experience, but it connects you with employers who know you and appreciate your hard work. Many A.S. students intern in nearby Erie, or in cities such as Pittsburgh, Cleveland or Buffalo, and then find employment in those cities after graduation. Popular internship sites include:

  • Barber National Institute
  • Cleveland/Price Inc.
  • College Tuition Solutions, Inc
  • Crawford County School District
  • Epic Web Studios, LLC
  • Erie Insurance
  • Larson Texts
  • Logistics Plus
  • MRI Software LLC
  • Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit 5
  • Tom Ridge Environmental Center
  • WeCreate

What’s next?

Spend some time in the workplace, and then return to Edinboro to earn a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. There are five different tracks that can lead to exciting and rewarding careers. Your Associate of Science degree sets the stage for these programs:

  • Applied Computer Science
  • Game and Virtual World Development
  • Network and Systems Administration
  • Theoretical Computer Science
Program taught in:
  • English
Edinboro University
Last updated October 1, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Aug 2020
2 years
6,559 USD
PA Resident: $3,858.00; Non-PA Resident: $5,787.00; International: $6,559.00; (tuition based on 12-18 credits per semester)
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