Computer Science is a great field with many opportunities! Money magazine rated software engineer as the best job in America based on job opportunities, satisfaction, and pay. Annual job openings in computer science are projected to far exceed the number of graduates for the forseeable future. Opportunities for careers in computer science are both numerous and diverse, and a critical shortage of well-prepared professionals is predicted to exist for many years to come.

Computers have become ubiquitous and permeate every facet of our society.  More and more careers are integrally related to computer science such as bioinformatics, cognitive science, digital media arts, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, computer graphics, management information systems, human-computer interaction, and intellectual property law.  Essentially all fields and organizations welcome the talents of those properly trained in computer science.

Job opportunities abound for computer science majors


Alumni Highlights

Graduates 2004Luke Chambers '02 is a programming manager at iParadigms, the leader in the field of textual intellectual property protection and the provider of Turnitin plagiarism detection products.

Nick Lassonde '03 helped to start a software company that was subsequently purchased by Kaseya, a global provider of IT automation software. Nick now serves as a senior engineer with Kaseya.

James Hanson '03 is a security consultant with FishNet Security, a national leader in information security solutions.

Dustin Carroll '04 is finishing a Maters dedgree in Marine Science / Physical Oceanography from Moss
Landing Marine Laboratories
in Monterey and applying to PhD programs.

Mike Yankoski '05 has been involved in various software startups and has also written Under the Overpass, a book about homelessness. He will begin seminary at Regent College in fall 2008.

Julia Willson '06 is a QA senior tester with Disney Interactive Studios.

Kyle Watters '06 is pursuing a Ph.D. in astrophysics at Stanford and using his computer science skills in his research.