Brooklyn B.S in Computer Science

Brooklyn B.S in Computer Science

Develop programming skills. Become a computer scientist. Get ready.

Satisfy your craving to be intellectually challenged with a computer science degree from St. Joseph’s University. Our rigorous program molds students into successful computer scientists, confident in their programming, problem solving and privacy protection abilities. 

Highly experienced faculty lead the computer science department, with a dedication to helping each student reach their career goals. The diverse set of classes in the major will strengthen your skills in mathematics, privacy and security, preparing you to stand out in your future career. The hard work you put in now will pay off: computer programmers took home an average annual salary of $86,550 in 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Nothing compares to experiential learning. Whether it’s through an internship with a leading technology company, activities with the SJC2 (SJC Squared) Computer Club, or simply in pursuit of your computer science major, Brooklyn’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science gives you the opportunity to learn your trade with hands-on training every step of the way.

The Brooklyn Computer Science Major Experience

Internship Opportunities: Our computer programming students have participated in the Microsoft DS3 Summer Program on data science and Software Product Sprint, a Google mentorship. 


Minors that Matter:  A computer science major pairs well with such minors as mathematics, computer information technology and criminal justice


Range of Opportunities: Studying computer science prepares graduates for a diverse set of jobs, including web development, systems analyst, cyber security consultant, finance consultant, and game developer.

St. Joseph's-Hofstra B.S./M.S. Partnership

St. Joseph's University computer science students with strong academic records are guaranteed enrollment in Hofstra University’s masters of computer science program. Save money by having 6 credits completed at St. Joseph’s count towards both degrees. Earn your master's degree in one additional year (24 credits) at Hofstra University.