Computer Science

A Dynamic and Expanding Field

Whether you’re interested in designing software applications, becoming a computer systems analyst or entering the world of game development, Wentworth’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science prepares you to for a broad range of careers in this dynamic and expanding field.

Fundamental Abilities. Focused Expertise

As a computer science student at Wentworth, you’ll gain valuable skills in software design and computer architecture, and learn to program in high-level computer languages such as C, C++ and JAVA. You’ll take courses on topics ranging from database management and operating systems to networking and graphics. And you’ll have the opportunity to choose advanced electives in areas such as cryptography, artificial intelligence and bioinformatics.

Our students become proficient in applying computer science theory and best practices to problems in the workplace. And after they graduate, they attain and excel in productive and challenging computer science and software engineering positions in private-sector companies, government agencies and nonprofits.

Accreditation

The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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Career Resources

7 Resources for People With Disabilities to Break Into Software Engineering Careers

This guide goes over resources that can help those with disabilities break into a software engineering career.

Recruiting Reception vs. Co-op & Career Fair

What’s the difference between Wentworth’s Recruiting Reception and the Co-op & Career Fair? This handout outlines what you can expect …

The People Behind Your Favorite Apps

The People Behind Your Favorite Apps is a podcast for software engineers, software testers, and everyone tasked with bringing memorable …

How to Prepare for an IT Support Interview

Typical questions and answers for IT Support interviews.

What Makes a Good GitHub Profile?

Tips to make your GitHub application-ready.

How to Wrap Up Co-op

Use this handout to help you leave a good impression and have a smooth transition out of co-op.

Featured Classes

Java Code Challenges

Kathryn Hodge
How do you get better at writing code in Java? You practice, of course. Test your Java skills with these…

Advanced Power BI Custom Visuals with d3.js

Emma Saunders
Power BI is rapidly becoming one of the most popular reporting and visualization tools and is a great way for…

Learning Virtualization

Martin Guidry
Virtualization is a vastly important topic to IT managers, as it allows one computer to run multiple operating systems, leading…

VMware vSphere 7 Professional: 01 Networking

Rick Crisci
VMware vSphere is everywhere. In order to stay relevant, you must understand vSphere. Perhaps you’re also preparing to take the…

VMware vSphere 7 Professional: 10 Advanced Topics and Kubernetes

Rick Crisci
VMware vSphere is everywhere. To stay relevant, you must understand vSphere. Perhaps you’re also preparing to take the VMware Certified…

Agile Development in the New World of Work

Reginald Valentine
Today’s professionals need development approaches that work in person, remotely, and as a mix. In this course, learn how one…

Developing for Microsoft Teams

Bill Ayers
Microsoft Teams is one of the fastest growing enterprise tools and lets workers collaborate, conduct meetings, share data and information,…

CCSK Cert Prep: 4 Data Security for Computing

Daniel Lachance
Data privacy is vitally important, and with the growth of cloud adoption and reported data breaches, organizations must take careful…

Data Wrangling in R

Mike Chapple
The tidy format provides a standardized way of organizing data values within a dataset. By leveraging tidy data principles, statisticians,…

WordPress: Understanding the New Paradigm

Morten Rand-Hendriksen
View Morten’s LinkedIn Newsletter WordPress is the dominant CMS on the web, and one of the reasons for its popularity…

Building an Ethereum Blockchain App: 6 Building Your First Ethereum App

Michael Solomon
Have you wondered how blockchain can help you create applications that offer greater transparency, traceability, efficiency, and resilience while lowering…

VMware NSX-T 3.0 Essential Training: 04 Routing

Rick Crisci
Continue your journey towards mastering the fundamentals of VMware NSX—one of the most disruptive network technologies in recent memory. In…

Power BI: Integrating AI and Machine Learning

Helen Wall
View Helen’s LinkedIn Newsletter Power BI is a powerful data analytics and visualization tool that allows business users to monitor…

PHP: User Authentication

Kevin Skoglund
Do you need to know how to apply best practices for user authentication in PHP? This course walks you through…

Bootstrap 5: Transitioning from Bootstrap 4

Ray Villalobos
Bootstrap 5 boasts a number of major changes and improvements to the popular front-end framework. If you’ve been curious about…

Ditch Your Git GUI: Customize Terminal

Melanie Panem
A lot of the power of Git—especially when you need to untangle something—is hidden in the command-line interface (CLI). While…

Python Tools: Jupyter vs. PyCharm

Madecraft
As Python has risen in popularity, there are many tools and repositories that have also become increasingly important. Of the…

DevOps for Databases in Azure with MySQL and Terraform

CloudSkills.io
If you’re already familiar with DevOps practices and are wondering if these methods can apply to databases as well, this…

Building a WordPress Membership Site with Ecommerce

Carrie Dils
Do you need to implement a membership and ecommerce solution for yourself or a client? Are you looking for guidance…

CIPP/US Cert Prep: The Basics

Mike Chapple
Are you a current or aspiring privacy professional looking to take the CIPP/US exam? In this course, instructor Mike Chapple…

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Career Outcomes

The First Destination Survey is administered bi-annually to all bachelor’s and master’s degree students who participated in the December, April, or August commencement exercises. The data below is collected up to six months following graduation by Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. This information is collected in accordance with the national standards established by NACE.

View our comprehensive Class of 2019 report here. Find the Class of 2018 report here, the Class of 2017 report here, the Class of 2016 report here, and the Class of 2015 report here.

If you are a member of the Class of 2022 please complete this years Career Outcomes survey here.

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First Destination

First Destination is a nationally recognized term that is used to describe the first experiences of college graduates.  At Wentworth, we survey students at cap and gown pick-up and follow up within six months following graduation. Undergraduate students pursue a variety of opportunities post-graduation, including full-time employment, graduate school, and entrepreneurial endeavors.

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WHEN YOU SECURE A CO-OP

Please let us know by registering on LeopardWeb and reporting your hire through WITworks. International students who secure mandatory co-ops must follow instructions on the reporting and work authorization process.