Results and Outcomes

Computer technology, in existence for decades, is still a rapidly developing and ever-changing field and the demand for computer scientists remains high. A bachelor’s degree in computer science can lead to numerous careers in technology, consulting, communication, finance and a wide range of other fields.

Computer science graduates from Saint Joseph’s are no exception. They have gone on to successful careers on many levels. Some of the positions recent graduates have accepted include:

  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Help Desk Representative
  • User Interface Developer
  • Environmental Technician
  • IT Specialist
  • Web Application Developer
  • Real Time

Well-known businesses continue to recruit and hire Saint Joseph’s computer science graduates on an annual basis. Among the more recent are Accenture Technology Solutions, ESPN, Intel, SAP, and the US Department of Defense.

Other students choose to take their education to the next level and enter graduate school. Recent undergraduates have gone on to further study at, among other institutions, Georgia Institute of Technology. Saint Joseph’s University and the University of Delaware.

Careers using the skills developed as a computer science are numerous, varied and often bring attractive salaries. In the most recent survey year (2010)[1], the average starting salary for a Saint Joseph’s computer science graduate reached an all-time high of $54,200.

Chosen Career Paths

[1] Based on 3 respondents to CDC survey