Computer Science Degree at Illinois State University

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Computer Science Degree

The computer science degree program at Illinois State University 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 Illinois 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. Illinois State University has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree0

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male28
Female2

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
White28
Unknown1

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 Illinois State University, 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

  • Bloomington, IL
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $50.53
    • Average Annual Salary: $105,100

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 Illinois

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,...)

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Bradley University

Peoria, IL
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 87 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Millikin University

Decatur, IL
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

Champaign, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M,D)

University of Illinois at Springfield

Springfield, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, IL
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Knox College

Galesburg, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

University of St Francis

Joliet, IL
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Illinois College

Jacksonville, IL
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Lewis University

Romeoville, IL
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

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