Associates of Science in Computer Science

An Associate of Science is typically a two year program that provides knowledge in a science-related area. Students who pursue this degree may choose to enter directly into the workforce upon graduation, or they may choose to continue on to earn their bachelor’s degree in their study field. What is an Associate of Science in Computer Science? This program prepares students to apply computer… Read more

An Associate of Science is typically a two year program that provides knowledge in a science-related area. Students who pursue this degree may choose to enter directly into the workforce upon graduation, or they may choose to continue on to earn their bachelor’s degree in their study field.

What is an Associate of Science in Computer Science? This program prepares students to apply computer competency to practical issues. Most curriculums will be focused on technological areas and the computer, such as software, hardware, and computing solutions. Every program will vary, but some of them will offer sub-fields to study, such as databases, information systems, software structures, operating systems, computer graphics, and diverse applications. In most programs, students will learn to work both individually and in teams.

Computer systems are at the heart of most people’s professional and personal lifestyles, so being able to understand these systems is very beneficial for students. Upon graduation, there are many avenues individuals can choose to take.

Students who want to earn this degree need to take cost into consideration. Because there are many different schools that offer this program, the tuition and fees can vary quite a bit. Students are encouraged to get in touch with the schools directly to find out what financial obligations may be required.

There are a number of entry-level and mid-level (with former experience) careers that graduates with an associate’s degree can pursue. These include computer professional positions in the corporate sector, in technology-centered organizations, in government, and in industry. With advanced degrees, graduates may choose career positions such as computer and information systems managers, computer hardware engineers, computer programmers, database administrators, and software developers.

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Glendale Community College
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2 years
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Delaware County Community College
Philadelphia, USA

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Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology
Boston, USA

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Hillsborough Community College
Tampa, USA

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Community College of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, USA

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Edinboro University
Edinboro, USA

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Saddleback College
Mission Viejo, USA

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Mohawk Valley Community College
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Polk State College
Lakeland, USA + 3 More

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Washtenaw Community College
Ann Arbor, USA

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Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 semesters
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Jefferson State Community College
Birmingham, USA + 3 More

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60 hours
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Nassau Community College
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Full-time
4 semesters
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Pima Community College
Tucson, USA + 6 More

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01 Sep 2020
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2 years
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San Mateo Colleges of Silicon Valley
San Mateo, USA

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17 Jan 2020
Full-time
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Campus