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GVSU student in a computer lab at Grand Valley State University. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Computer Science, B.S.

The computer science major provides students with the intellectual foundations and experiences necessary to succeed professionally in the computing and information technology field.


92%
Alumni Working in Their Field

92% of GVSU computer science alumni work in their field.

9%
National Job Growth

Computer science opportunities are projected to grow 9% in the U.S. by 2025.

24,000+
Computer Science Jobs Available in Michigan

More than 24,000 computer science jobs were available in Michigan in 2019.


Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

Computer science students receive a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree. The diverse elective courses offered within the curriculum allow students to explore specialties within their field, such as:

A minor is also available.

Why Study Computer Science at Grand Valley?

Computing professionals who want to take their expertise or career to the next level can take advantage of Grand Valley's highly-credentialed and well-connected faculty.


Program Details