Career Paths

Computers are used in virtually every industry which requires employees who specialize in computer science. Computer science is not simply a study of how to use computers and various software. Although all computer scientists are proficient in using computers with various operating systems and a variety of software, they have a larger goal: they design and construct or configure computer hardware and software to be used by others. With the need for computers in virtually every industry, the need for employees who specialize in computer science and can incorporate new technologies is ever increasing. For more information, visit the Career Services site.

Here is a link to A guide for women in STEM created by DDS (Discover Data Science), including STEM scholarship opportunities for women.

Sample Job Titles

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Manager
  • Control Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Manager, Management Information Systems
  • Network Administrator
  • Quality Assurance Specialist
  • Robot Software Engineer
  • Robot System Engineer
  • Software Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • System Analyst
  • Web Application Developer
  • Technical Writer
  • Web Designer

Useful Skills for Jobs in Computing Disciplines

  • Ability to analyze cause and effects
  • Ability to think logically and critically
  • Strong communication skills
  • Mathematical background