Computer Science and Informatics (Bachelor of Science)
Do computers and technology fascinate you? If so, getting your Bachelor of Science (BS) in computer science and informatics from Creighton University is the perfect option for you.
In an increasingly high-tech world, graduates with knowledge and skills in computing and information technology are in high demand. Computing careers like software engineer, Web designer, game developer, systems analyst, database manager and network administrator can be challenging, dynamic, rewarding and highly lucrative.
When you pursue a bachelor’s in computer science and informatics, you’ll gain the practical knowledge necessary for today’s information technology jobs, while building the critical reasoning and communication skills you’ll need for a career in which learning and adapting to new technologies are essential. We offer a variety of internships, as well as student research opportunities for majors pursuing graduate studies.
Computer science and informatics majors enjoy one of the highest starting salaries among recent college graduates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for computer programmers is $74,280. Within 6 months of graduation, 96% of Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school or volunteering in their field.
As a computer science and informatics major, you’ll be well prepared for a job in your field right after college. In addition, you’ll have strong writing and analytical skills that are essential for pursing a graduate degree in computer science, communication or other fields.
- Computing Science Track
- Digital Development Track
- Effective writing skills
- Graphic design techniques
- Software development
- Critical thinking skills
- Industry strength software
Internships are available both on and off campus. Informatics and computing science students from Creighton intern at advertising agencies, large Fortune 500 and entrepreneurial companies in Omaha, across the nation and around the world.
Junior and senior JM&C majors can apply for financial aid through the department’s generous scholarship program by filling out a simple application for all available scholarships early in the second semester.