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Computer Science, B.S.

Become a leader in the technology-driven businesses of the future by learning to develop computer applications in a variety of frameworks while getting the critical thinking and communication skills you'll need to thrive.

What You’ll Learn

The Computer Science, B.S. will help you learn to analyze, design, and implement computer-based systems—a crucial component in every industry across our increasingly digital world.

You have the flexibility to choose courses that match your interests and career goals, from website engineering to artificial intelligence to programming. You can also further tailor your degree with concentrations in either Network Security or Big Data Management & Analytics.

You’ll have the opportunity to work on funded research projects for the Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, among others alongside faculty at New York Tech’s Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC). Many students publish their work in recognized journals as part of the Undergraduate Research & Entrepreneurial Program (UREP).

See the Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes of the Computer Science, B.S. program for more information.

Employers & Internships

  • Apple
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Google
  • IBM
  • Toyota USA

Career Options

  • Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • IT Director
  • Website Developer
Jimmy Marsanico (B.S. ’12)

Bloomberg

Now an enterprise product manager at Bloomberg L.P., Jimmy has his sights set on starting his own company one day.

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Nadia Hossain (B.S. ’21)

Dotdash

A Brooklyn native, Nadia interned with Dotdash, a production company that owns various websites, including Brides magazine and Byrdie, working on their content management systems.

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Ariel Steinlauf (B.S. ’19)

Apple

While at New York Tech, Ariel undertook a summer internship with Apple in California, working with developers of the open-source frameworks ResearchKit and CareKit.

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“Dr. Michael Nizich, Ph.D., is an incredible professor. He really woke me up in my first class. I was suddenly working on bigger projects and exploring grander ideas. It was through this relationship that I was able to obtain a position as a software developer with a startup company last year.”

Nicholas Cariello (B.S. ’18, M.S. ’19)

Cybersecurity Engineer at IBM

Exceptional experiences.
Outstanding outcomes.

$86,320

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Accredited

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The Computer Science, B.S. at the Long Island and New York City campuses is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.

How You’ll Succeed

Our graduates go on to work at global powerhouses like IBM, Google, Apple, and more.

For those interested in even greater career preparation, the Accelerated M.S. Options program offers you the opportunity to earn both a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.S. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Data Science in just five years.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Accredited

The Computer Science, B.S. program at the Long Island and New York City campuses is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.

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New Student Academic Convocation

Long Island, NY | New York, NY | September 10, 2021 | 11:00 am - 11:45 am

All incoming students in Fall 2021 enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering & Computing Sciences, School of Architecture & Design, School of Management; and School of Health Professions are invited to this official celebration of the beginning of their academic career at New York Tech.

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Alumni Profile: Kyriacos Athens Athanasiou

July 27, 2021

When he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 1984, Kyriacos Athens Athanasiou, Ph.D., was only beginning to dream of where his focus and field might take him. In the years since, he has become one of the world’s foremost thinkers, inventors, and leaders in the world of biomedical engineering.

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