Computer Science Degree at San Jose State University

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Computer Science Degree

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

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree120
Master's Degree46

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male129
Female37

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian66
Black1
Hispanic12
White37
Multiple Races2
Non Resident Alien43
Unknown4

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 San Jose 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

  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA
    • Total Employment: 13
    • Average Hourly Rate: $91.44
    • Average Annual Salary: $190190

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 California

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,...)

San Jose City College

San Jose, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

Mission College

Santa Clara, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

West Valley College

Saratoga, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

Foothill College

Los Altos Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 12 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

Ohlone College

Fremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

Stanford University

Stanford, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M,D)

Canada College

Redwood City, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

Chabot College

Hayward, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Cabrillo College

Aptos, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

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