Computer Science Degree at Palo Alto College

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Computer Science Degree

The computer science degree program at Palo Alto College enables students to get instruction with a general focus on computers from a scientific perspective, including problems, solutions, design of computer systems, and user interfaces. Students who graduate from the computer science degree program will have gained knowledge in courses such as the principles of computational science, and computing theory, computer hardware design, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer computer science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Computer Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Palo Alto College offers an associate's degree program in computer science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male3
Female1

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic4

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Computer Science program at Palo Alto College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, computer and information systems managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $70.12
    • Average Annual Salary: $145850

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Description

Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

Information Security Analysts

Description

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

Computer Programmers

Description

Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Computer Science Programs in Texas

Computer Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

St Philips College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

St. Mary's University

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 46 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (D)

Texas Lutheran University

Seguin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 170 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Saint Edward's University

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 9 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Huston - Tillotson University

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Concordia University - Texas

Austin, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

University of Houston - Victoria

Victoria, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (M)

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