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Department of Computer Science

The demand for programmers, software and app developers, cybersecurity experts and other information technology professionals has never been greater.

In our department, you will learn the programming and other technological skills you need to succeed in a wide variety of computer science career fields. You will also gain the practical hands-on experience that will give you a head start once you graduate.


As you well know, we live in a digital world. Everything is computerized, and you can run your whole life from the palm of your hand. An ASU degree is your ticket to join the exciting and dynamic computer science and information technology industry. Where would we be without our phones, gaming consoles, computer networks, databases and the internet? It’s no wonder there are so many jobs available and that they pay so well.


Around the Department

Take a look at some other aspects of our department that make ASU an outstanding place to study computer science.

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State-of-the-Art Labs

Gain the hands-on experience you need in our multiple computer labs. They are highlighted by our Entertainment Computing Lab that features high-speed computers with the latest in graphics cards, development software, sound editing software, video equipment, 3-D painting and more.

Computer Lab

Student Jobs

Get even more practical experience as a tutor or as an assistant in one of our campus computer labs. You could also work part-time for our IT Department.

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Several scholarships are available for students majoring in Computer Science. Check out the scholarships page for eligibility and application information.

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Summer Code Camp

Every summer, our department hosts a free Summer Code Camp for local and area junior high and high school students. You could help shape the computer science professionals of tomorrow.