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
$487 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start terms
4 per year

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

Now accepting students for summer 2019. The deadline to apply is May 1, and classes start soon.

Your shortest path to a computer science career

Oregon State's postbaccalaureate computer science degree online is geared toward individuals with a bachelor’s degree in any field and a strong aptitude in mathematics. No previous computer science degree is required for you to switch career paths and pursue unlimited computer science opportunities.

While working at Tesla, Albert Diaz decided to advance his career by earning an Oregon State computer science degree online. Watch the video and read more »

This 60-credit program requires that you take only specified courses for computer science. You'll learn computer programming fundamentals, software engineering, computer systems and networking, mobile and web development, and user interfaces – giving yourself a wealth of knowledge and skills that are in high demand on the global job market.

Flexible academic plans tailored to meet your needs

Oregon State’s Oregon State's School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) offers flexible academic plans to help you manage rigorous online coursework, your personal life and work commitments. All courses are offered every term so you can start fall, winter spring or summer. (Note: Applications for a one-year academic plan are accepted in fall, winter and spring terms only.)

The coursework is delivered entirely online by nationally ranked OSU Ecampus. While this program is very rigorous and you must be resilient and exhibit keen time management skills in order to succeed, you'll be supported by Oregon State faculty and advisors while engaged with a worldwide learning community.

Benefits of learning online with Oregon State

  • To help you fast-track your studies, we offer an 8-credit Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science course – a combination of two introductory courses to build foundational knowledge for success.
  • All program courses are developed and taught by Oregon State instructors who are working experts in the computer science industry.
  • Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
  • OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.

Get the support you need

Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.

Login

Related stories

Plans change. Your career goals don’t have to.

One of the most important items in any parent's toolkit is the ability to adapt to unexpected change. It's how we get another meal on the table within minutes of our children spilling their mac and cheese on the floor. Kristen Dhuse discovered the importance...

On the right track: Hard work and online learning with OSU Ecampus help this family to a better life  

When Albert Diaz gets home and his kids are asleep, he’ll study alongside the only Oregon State student he has met face-to-face: his wife, Samantha, a psychology major. She was the first in the family to enroll with OSU Ecampus. They have never set...

Behind the scenes with Randy Ocampo, computer science academic advisor

Randy Ocampo knows only one way to live life: full tilt, full time. He spends his days working as an academic advisor to students in the Oregon State Ecampus online postbaccalaureate computer science program. How does he fill the rest of his hours? He has...