Computer Science M.S.

Using Tech Skills to Build Your Career

Computing and computer technology are part of just about everything that touches our lives- from the cars we drive, to the products we consume, to the way we communicate with others. Understanding different dimensions of computing is one of the necessary skill sets for an educated person in the 21st century.

 

Specialize and Gain Expertise

For over 20 years, the M.S. in Computer Science program at Saint Joseph’s University has been at the forefront of education in the theory and practice of computer science.  The SJU computer science program offers concentration options to meet your interests and career goals, including:

  • Web & Database Technologies  
  • Cybersecurity

 

Satisfying and Rewarding Outcomes

Computing jobs are among the highest paid and offer the highest job satisfaction. Computing is very often associated with innovation, and developments in computing tend to drive it. This, in turn, is the key to national competitiveness. The possibilities for future developments in computer science are expected to be even greater than they have been in the past.

 

A Field That Needs More Talent

Today there are more computing jobs than qualified people to fill them in the United States. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects growth rates between 12% and 37% in computing and information technology occupations from 2014 through 2024 including:

  • 13% growth projected for employment of systems developers
  • 17% growth projected for employment of software developers
  • 19% growth projected for employment of application developers
  • 27% growth projected for employment of web developers

*between  2014 - 2024, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics

It’s easy to see that companies need more employees with advanced degrees in computer science to meet this demand. Earn your degree and take advantage of the large number of open positions available right now.