Applied Computer Science
College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Build some flexibility into your Computer Science career.

You have what it takes to succeed in the fast-paced world of computer science. But you’re not yet sure of exactly what computer science path to follow. The Applied track might be ideal for you.

Start with a solid foundation in computer science and mathematics. You’ll get an in-depth knowledge of programming and computer architecture, just like all Computer Science majors. From there you can choose electives and an internship that are best suited to your career interests.

By the time you graduate you’ll be prepared for graduate school or work in a variety of settings.

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Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty and staff instruct, guide and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Acquire the skills employers want.

CareerCast.com says Software Engineer is the #8 best job in the country, with a median salary over $90,000. Your Edinboro degree can get you there.

Jobs are waiting.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be more than 500,000 new jobs waiting for Computer Science graduates over the next decade. And the pay will be significantly higher than for jobs in most other professions. A bachelor’s degree is usually required to fill these high-demand positions:

Security service engineer

Computer analyst

Quality assurance analyst

Software engineer

Software developer

IT manager

Learn and grow.

As a student, spend time interning at a prestigious national lab or a successful business closer to home. Many students fulfill their internship requirements in Erie, Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Buffalo, and often accept jobs in those cities after graduation. But other graduates venture out into every corner of the world. They’re sharing their expertise and contributing to the success of companies big and small, including:

Applied Systems Associates

Duke University Press

Indeed

Larson Texts

Logistics Plus

Microsoft

MRI Software

Penn-Union Corporation

Uber ATG

US Army Corps of Engineers

"I owe a great deal of my success to my time at Edinboro, both as an undergraduate and graduate student. The opportunities offered to me in the way of internships and relationships with great Computer Science faculty helped to shape the trajectory of my career."

Nick Sullivan, Class of 2016 - IT Manager, Duke University Press, Durham NC