Computer Science Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Computer Science Degree

The computer science degree program at Southern University and A&M 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree11
Master's Degree12

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male13
Female10

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian10
Black11
White1
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 Southern University and A&M 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

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 510
    • Average Hourly Rate: $47.48
    • Average Annual Salary: $98750

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 Louisiana

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,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M,D)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Monroe, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Louisiana Tech University

Ruston, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2430

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  • Phone: (225) 771-2790

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