Credits required
60 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 60 quarter credits are equal to 40 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$561 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Computer Science – Online (Postbaccalaureate)

Careers

Computer science impacts virtually every industry, and the demand for professionals with computing skills continues to grow. By adding an Oregon State computer science bachelor's degree to your credentials, you can create unlimited career options and be highly competitive in the job market.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

In-person recruiting opportunities with employers

Myles Chatman, OSU Ecampus computer science graduate

Myles Chatman spent two years working on Google’s self-driving car. During that time he earned a computer science degree online with OSU. Read more »

The program hosts a semi-annual computer science career showcase in Portland, Oregon, to connect Ecampus computer science students with potential employers, including companies such as Google, Intel, IBM and HP. It’s also an opportunity to network with program faculty, staff and fellow students. Travel scholarships may be available.

Your degree + computer science create new opportunities

Here are some ways a computer science degree combined with your current degree and expertise can help you build a new career:

  • Biology + computer science = Bioinformatics or medical information systems
  • Finance + computer science = Quantitative analyst or financial information systems
  • Geography + computer science = Geographical information systems (GIScience)
  • Psychology + computer science = User interface design
  • Art + computer science = Scientific imaging or multi-media systems
  • Political science + computer science = Information policy
  • Energy systems + computer science = Smart energy systems design
  • Sociology + computer science = Customer segmentation
  • Transportation + computer science = Transportation logistics
  • Ecology + computer science = Ecoinformatics, information ecology or mathematical ecology
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