In today's rapidly changing technological environment, computing professionals need to have the most up-to-date and comprehensive education. To further these goals, the department of computing sciences at Villanova University offers the Bachelor of Science in computer science, service courses, a Master of Science in computer science, a Master of Science in software engineering and graduate certificates in computer science.
Computer science students explore a broad spectrum of computing technologies and concepts. our courses provide a thorough foundation in the principles and practices of computing, paving the way for successful careers and ongoing graduate studies. Our students also learn skills in communication and the scientific, mathematical, and engineering principles that support the computing disciplines.
Our programs are designed to develop the total person, one with intellectual curiosity, mature judgment, a thirst for life-long learning, and a commitment to the betterment of society.
Note: The computing job market is alive and well!! In recent years, programs in computing have been plagued by misunderstandings of the desirability of careers. Stories of outsourced technology jobs have overshadowed the reality of a rich set of opportunities in an exciting and ever-evolving discipline. Salaries are high, job prospects are excellent, and the work is exciting and ever new. The field of computing remains a highly attractive career option.
Because web site technology and design is an important part of our discipline, the Department of Computing Sciences has created and maintains its own web site. Not only does our site provide a public face for the department and help the faculty and staff manage their ongoing academic, research and service projects, it also provides a valuable source for student study, experience, and projects.