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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Accredited by CAC of ABET)

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Learn the code for your success

Are you interested in a growing career with the potential to earn top pay after graduation? Do you like figuring out puzzles and using logic to solve challenges? If you answered “yes” to either of those questions, a computer science degree may be your key to success.

Would you like to pursue what is considered to be the top-paying college degree? According to, jobs requiring computer-programming experience are growing at two times the national average; by 2020, there will be one million more jobs than students to fill them. According to the Department of Labor, employment of computer scientists is projected to grow by 15 percent within this next decade alone. Computer scientists have become the world’s movers and shakers in current and future development of hardware and software systems.

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At Fontbonne, as you work toward a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, you will receive a solid foundation in computer theory, programming languages, operating systems, and software development.

In this program you will learn about computer architecture, robotics, database management systems, software engineering, mobile apps, telecommunications and networking, all while working with state-of-the-art technology. Employers are actively seeking graduates who have the problem-solving and communication skills that are nurtured while earning your degree in computer science. At Fontbonne, you will get a solid foundation in mathematics to prepare you for your career in computer science.

Fontbonne’s BS in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and Program Criteria for Computer Science and Similarly Named Computing Programs.

As a graduate from an ABET-accredited program, you will have a solid education foundation and be capable of leading the way in innovation and emerging technologies and anticipating the needs of the public.

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Program Highlights

Your degree from Fontbonne distinguishes you from others entering the field, helping you to get noticed while positioning you for success.

  • The program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, making it one of only eight such programs and one of only two private universities with this accreditation in Missouri
  • Enjoy small class sizes and get all of the personal attention you deserve.
  • Take theory-based computer sciences courses while getting hands-on training in a close-knit community
  • Be part of a program where the curriculum is overseen by both the faculty and an advisory board of highly qualified professionals
  • Work with faculty as teachers, mentors and research partners
  • Intern with major St. Louis companies
  • Earn a web development certificate
  • Explore robotics and mobile app programming
  • Pursue a concentration in cybersecurity or minor in data analytics, both high-demand career paths
  • Earn a dual degree in computer science and engineering through Fontbonne’s agreements with the University of Missouri-Kansas City and Washington University in St. Louis
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Computer Science Career Opportunities

Learn how Fontbonne can help you increase your career options with a high-demand degree. 

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Recent Student Internships

  • Boeing
  • Charter Communications
  • Emerson
  • Maritz
  • MasterCard
  • Northrup Grumman
  • Sensient Technologies
  • US Bank

Alumni in the Workforce

Fontbonne has a 100 percent job placement rate for computer science graduates!
  • Business Owner (Patal Technologies) and Web Developer
  • Marketing Database Decision Strategy Manager at Wells Fargo
  • Manager-Unix Systems Administration at
  • Programmer and Analyst at Boeing
  • Service Integration Analyst at Monsanto
  • Senior Web Designer and Developer at New LifeStyles, Inc.
  • Software Developer at Stifel Nicolaus
  • Systems Engineer for Washington University
  • Senior Application Software Engineer at Centene Corporation
  • Technical Program Manager II at Woot Services, LLC

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Accredited by CAC of ABET)

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