B.S. Computer Science

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Concordia University, Nebraska’s computer science program is designed to help you meet current and future challenges in technology- and application-related fields. Here, you can gain a strong fundamental foundation with an emphasis on practical functions of theoretical concepts. You’ll also be able to bolster your computer science skills with supplemental learning opportunities like internships, extracurriculars and work study experiences. 

When you earn your bachelor’s degree in computer science at Concordia Nebraska, you will: 

  • Develop critical thinking skills, project-based experience and the foundation you need to impact the future of technology. 
  • Learn to theorize, design, develop and apply software or hardware used by billions of people every day. 
  • Be equipped for future careers working with big data, artificial intelligence, databases, machine learning and data science. 

Computer Science Courses

120 credit hours
88% career outcome rate1
15:1 Student-to-faculty ratio
100% Faculty with terminal degree

Impact the future of technology and find a challenging, in-demand career in areas like software development, programming, big data and cybersecurity. 

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Program Highlights

Concordia’s innovative Dunklau Center for Science, Math and Business is home to the computer science and mathematics programs and includes experiential and collaborative learning spaces. The Dunklau Center features: 

  • Two computer science labs for hands-on learning with computer servers, circuits and more 
  • Dedicated project spaces for students to incubate their ideas 
  • Study spaces for large- and small-group collaboration 
  • Dell and Apple devices 
  • Docking stations with ultra-wide monitors for students to seamlessly convert their own laptops into powerful workstations 

You can also join Concordia’s programming team and become part of a community dedicated to becoming better programmers and software developers. You’ll have the opportunity to compete in national and international collegiate programming contests and competitions, as well as working on collaborative software development projects and developing and maintaining software systems. Get real-world coding experience that benefits the entire campus community! 


As experts in accounting, our faculty and instructors bring years of experience to the classroom. 

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Ian Kollipara
Lincoln, Neb.

Everything we do these days involves some level of computer science, and as time goes on, we become more dependent on it. In the education field, people have the potential to use computer science to interpret data regarding achievement gaps and find ways to help kids who are falling behind or have a more technologically advanced classroom. It’s interesting stuff.


Concordia University, Nebraska is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

Degree Goals

A computer science graduate from Concordia University, Nebraska will be able to:  

  • Translate problems into algorithms and implement them into C++. 
  • Write, test and debug programs. 
  • Generate and manipulate graphic images, programming languages and computer architectures. 
  • Develop solutions to problems in computing systems and implement them efficiently. 
  • Understand the architecture, organization, programming, security and design of computer hardware and software. 

Computer Science and Mathematics Minors

  • Computer Science 
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Information Technology 
  • Mathematics 

Career Outcomes

Computer Systems Manager 

  • Plan, coordinate and direct the computer-related activities for your organization. 
  • Determine the information technology goals of your company. 
  • Implement computer systems to meet the goals of your company. 

Network Support Specialist 

  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN) and internet systems. 
  • Perform routine network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption. 

Computer Programmer 

  • Write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. 
  • Code program designs created by software developers into instructions that a computer can execute. 

Software Application Developer 

  • Create and modify general computer or mobile applications software. 
  • Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. 
  • Design software with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency for the user. 
  • Analyze and design tracking databases within apps. 


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