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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 participate in our co-op program or 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.

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.

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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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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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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“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.

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).

Students in this degree program can apply to participate in New York Tech's 24-week cooperative (co-op) employment program during their junior or senior year. Get more info and apply.

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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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