Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$386 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 or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.S. in Computer Science – Online

Careers

With a focus on career readiness and industry relations, Oregon State’s online computer science program provides the skills you need to thrive in the workforce as well as the connections for you to secure a lucrative career with in-demand companies.

A demand in every industry

Computer science experts are needed in every professional field. The projected labor market growth for computer science occupations is expected to grow faster than the projected growth for all other occupations nationally. Such CS occupations include:

  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Chief information officer
  • Data scientist
  • Information security analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Network engineer
  • Software developer
  • UI/UW designer

Build your network face-to-face with employers

Oregon State stands apart by hosting a popular and successful computer science career showcase twice a year in Portland, Oregon. This showcase connects Ecampus computer science students with potential employers including Google, Intel, IBM and HP.

It’s also an opportunity to network with program faculty, staff and your fellow students through small-group discussions and activities.

Travel scholarships may be available. Read more about the event and hear what students and employers had to say.

A direct pathway to graduate school

Earning your computer science degree online from Oregon State will make you well-equipped to enroll in graduate school. Many program graduates transition immediately from their bachelor’s-level studies into a graduate program, while others land a job in industry and simultaneously enroll in graduate school.

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