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.

Learn more about Department of Computer Science and Networking.

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Career Resources

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.

Deliberating Job Offers

Sometimes you get a job offer while you are waiting to hear back about another opportunity. Use this handout to …

Working Abroad

Working abroad is a wonderful opportunity. Personally, you experience another culture and learn from being completely immersed in it. Professionally, …

Library Research Guide

Did you know the Douglas D. Schumann Library has a lot of resources that can help you make the most …

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 2021 please complete this years Career Outcomes survey here.

  • First Destination
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  • Employment Quality
  • Starting Salary
  • Employment Locations
  • Top Universities
  • Fields of Study
  • Degree Types

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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and tips for scoring your dream job and advancing your career with WIT!

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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.