Careers for Computer Science majors

The most common careers people pursue after attaining a Computer Science degree.

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Based on independent research and Sokanu's database of users, we have aggregated the top careers that people pursue after attaining a Computer Science degree. Below you can browse our list of careers for Computer Science majors. If you are curious about your fit with any of these careers, you can take our career test.

1. Software Engineer

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Software Engineer

Your Match?

Software engineering is a branch of computer science which includes the development and building of computer systems software and applications software.

2. Computer Programmer

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Computer Programmer

Your Match?

The road to becoming a computer programmer typically begins with a keen interest in technology, and an almost insatiable curiosity about the language of computers.

3. Web Developer

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Web Developer

Your Match?

A web developer is responsible for programming the code that “tells” a website how to function.

4. Technical Support Specialist

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Technical Support Specialist

Your Match?

A technical support specialist is someone who provides assistance and technical support to either businesses or consumers that are experiencing technical, hardware, or software issues.

5. Software Quality Assurance Engineer

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Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Your Match?

A software quality assurance engineer is someone who monitors every phase of the software development process so as to ensure design quality, making sure that the software adheres to the standards set by the development company.

6. Business Analyst

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Business Analyst

Your Match?

If you are an analytical thinker, have a knack for puzzle solving, are skilled at matching business problems to possible solutions, and get a kick out of technology, a career as a business analyst may be for you!

7. Web Designer

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Web Designer

Your Match?

Are you both creative and technically inclined?

8. Project Manager

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Project Manager

Your Match?

A project manager is a motivated and effective leader who is accountable for the success or failure of a project.

9. Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneur

Your Match?

An entrepreneur is an individual who has identified a need in the marketplace and has come up with an innovative business idea to fill that need.

10. Computer Systems Administrator

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Computer Systems Administrator

Your Match?

Companies depend on their networks for so much of their work, so it makes sense that any problems need to be corrected quickly.

11. Human Resources Manager

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Human Resources Manager

Your Match?

A human resources manager is someone who oversees and manages a company's human resources department.