Some careers require a specific degree, and others are more flexible.

What job can you get with a computer science degree?

Most computer science graduates go on to become full stack developers, software engineers, and computer and information research scientists. Computer science grads also go on to become app developers and back-end developers. Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a computer science degree will be useful:

What is the job market for computer science degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for computer science graduates is strong overall. That’s great news—there’s high demand for the skills and knowledge you’ll gain in this program.

Here’s a breakdown of computer science graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 40% less than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Computer Science Grads
Employed87.0%
Unemployed0.7%
Underpaid12.3%
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