About Computer Science at Lindenwood Univeristy
The degree programs in Computer Science at Lindenwood University provide students a values-centered education. All three programs are traditional degrees that prepare students for work in industry or graduate study in computer science. Lindenwood’s courses in Computer Science emphasize the fundamental foundations and methodologies so that students are well prepared for a rewarding career in this very dynamic field. In addition, students will learn skills for problem solving, adaptive and creative thinking, and effective communication, and will gain a commitment to lifelong learning. They become self-starters, leaders, open-minded, inter-culturally aware, and ethical decision makers. Graduates of the Computer Science programs are destined for a challenging and rewarding career that requires a large degree of imagination and creativity, and the ability to integrate both theory and practice to solve the types of problems Computer Scientists encounter daily.
Lindenwood University graduates with a computer science degree usually find degree related work fairly quickly after graduation. Perhaps more importantly, computer science related careers have been consistently rated among both the best compensated and most satisfying over the past several decades. In other words, a computer science degree is likely to pay dividends to our graduates for essentially their entire career. Graduates of the Lindenwood University computer science program go on to work for many businesses, including Edward Jones, Boeing, SSM Healthcare, among others. Recent graduates have also gone on to succeed in graduate school programs across the United States. Current undergraduate Computer Science majors also participate in internships with local companies and undergraduate research opportunities.
Since the computer science field contains many career paths, consulting the Occupational Outlook Handbook at the Bureau of Labor Statistics is recommended. It is an excellent resource with salary and job growth information that is invaluable as you plan your future.