Fast-track your career in computer science.

Innovative and well-trained computer science professionals are in high demand across every industry. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the computer science field is expected to grow by 15 percent from 2021 to 2031 — and these professionals earned a median annual wage that was more than double the national median wage for all occupations as of May 2021.

Earning a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science from CU Boulder will prepare you for a competitive job market and will allow you to confidently enter the workforce with skills and knowledge that can be applied to a wide range of sought-after roles.

Many of our students advance their careers within their current organizations, while others launch new careers or start their own businesses using the skills and knowledge gained through the program. 

Start learning the career-relevant skills that employers are looking for in programming, software development, machine learning and more. Become a standout applicant, make a career change or get ahead at your current company by earning your degree.

Apply your previous experience to achieve the career you want.

In today’s fast-paced digital world, combining your previous education and experience with an Applied Computer Science degree can qualify you for a wide variety of career opportunities. 

Some popular ways to combine bachelor’s degrees into a tech career include:

  • Biology + Computer Science = Biotech Researcher
  • Psychology + Computer Science = UX Designer
  • Mathematics + Computer Science = Computer Programmer 
  • Graphic Design + Computer Science = Multimedia Designer
  • Economics + Computer Science = Fintech Developer  

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