You are interested in the capabilities of computers rather than just how to operate them. Artificial intelligence and computer simulation, programming, and information processing all have a major impact on the way the world functions, and you can see yourself having influence in this area.
The bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at Embry-Riddle focuses on these areas and allows for students to choose either a standard computer science track or select one of four areas of concentration — Cyber Security Engineering, Business Administration, Homeland Security, or Human Factors.
Emerge from the program with a solid foundation in computer science basics, advanced computer science topics, and software engineering practices.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
When you study at our Daytona Beach campus you’ll have the chance to leverage your knowledge in real-world projects through ERAU’s advanced labs, including the Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering Capstone Design Labs. The high-tech atmosphere at Embry-Riddle will provide many extracurricular opportunities to expand your skills and put your learning to practical use before you graduate.
Computer Science students at ERAU benefit from the high-tech atmosphere featuring state-of-the-art computer facilities, team software development and real-time hardware laboratories, and a wide range of cutting-edge tools and resources.
Qualified students have opportunities to participate in research projects that integrate software engineering with actual simulation and flight systems.
Led by dedicated faculty who bring real-world experience and provide one-on-one interaction with students, the Computer Science program is highly regarded.
Typically ranked in many top career or opportunity lists, the availability of jobs in Computer Science continues to grow as society’s dependence on computers and computer systems continues to increase. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, positions in Computer Science are expected to grow by 15 percent between 2012 and 2022, characterized as a “faster than average” rate among all professions.
Computer Science graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions: