Earn Your Bachelor’s in Computer Science (BS) from Simmons University

Students that complete their Computer Science degree at Simmons University are at the forefront of technology.

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Technically speaking, our Computer Science major students know their stuff

The Computer Science major will help you learn to think critically, logically, and abstractly. You will gain both an understanding of the underlying theory and concepts of computing, as well as the facility to integrate theory with practice. Simmons students pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science write software that improves quality of life, create incredibly powerful websites, design and implement systems, and develop new technology.

Our Bachelor of Computer Science students explore a wide range of courses focused on systems and technology development. As a Computer Science major, you will develop and adapt new methods for solving highly technical problems at the forefront of technology.

Simmons University also offers an accelerated Computer Science + Library and Information Science (3+1) degree program, and an online Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science for adult learners.

What can you do with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science?

The demand for computer scientists in the workplace remains strong. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Computer Science degree holders is projected to grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029.

Graduates with a Bachelors in Computer Science go on to build rewarding careers in programming, web development, system support, network administration, database design, computer and network security, applications development, software engineering and other high-tech fields.

With a competitive Computer Science degree, you will make a difference in the world by helping to solve problems in areas as diverse as global communications, health care, public policy, scientific discovery and exploration, and climate change.

Learn more about our Computer Science major!

Earn your Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Simmons University and get started on the path to a fulfilling career. Contact our faculty with any questions—their information can be found below—or you can request more information about our Computer Science major, schedule a campus tour, or find out how to apply to our Computer Science degree today!

Customize Your BS Computer Science Degree

You'll work with a faculty advisor to tailor your program to your interests and career goals. The Computer Science and Informatics Program offers many closely-related programs — such as health informatics, web design & development and information technology — as well as the 3+1 Computer Science/M.S. in Library and Information Science.

Online BS in Computer Science

The computer science major is also available to students in our online program. Join tomorrow’s innovators on our digital campus to learn how to develop the future of tech—from anywhere

Internships and Research Opportunities

Hands-on research experience is a key part of a Simmons science education. Research opportunities are open to students as early as the freshman year. Many students also complete internships. Students have been placed at  industry, government, nonprofits, and academic institutions. Quite often an internship will lead to a job upon graduation.

Students are offered networking opportunities by connecting them to professionals and organizations dedicated to their chosen field. Simmons University is a member of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Academic Alliance.

Apply to Simmons’ Bachelor of Computer Science

So you know that Simmons is a great place to be, you've learned about our programs, maybe even come for a visit...now you're ready to apply! Let's get started.

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Student Story

My dream is to provide underserved communities with free, quality educational resources so I chose to major in computer science. Halfway through my first year at Simmons, I decided to double major in mathematics because I just find it so fascinating!

Our Faculty

Computer Science degree faculty

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Amber Stubbs

  • Associate Professor and Division Director, Director of Mathematics, Computing, and Statistics, and Program Director of Computer Science and Informatics

Aspen Olmsted

  • Professor of Practice and Program Director for Online Computer Science