Delivery Method: On-Campus, Online
Type: Major

Whether you’re using an app or website, checking your email or simply making a phone call, you use technology constantly in your daily life.

A computer science major will put you at the forefront of creating that technology. Engage in this fast-growing field and learn the principles that will allow you to become a vital part of the future.

No matter your intended role, a major in computer science at UW-Superior will give you the background you need for cutting-edge jobs or graduate study.

The computer science major may be taken as a comprehensive major (on campus only), which does not require a minor, or as a non-comprehensive major that does require a minor.

This program is available online (non-comprehensive major only) and on campus.

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Gain Real-World Experience

In the group capstone class, you’ll get real-world experience working with outside companies.


Internship Opportunities

We’ll help you gain professional experience and enhance your resume through an internship at a local or national company.

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State-of-the-Art Computer Labs

At UW-Superior, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art computer labs and servers.

What You’ll Learn

Through a major in computer science at UW-Superior, you will:

  • Learn the latest programming languages using current technology in dedicated computing labs.
  • Gain an understanding of the concepts, issues and algorithms underlying the design and implementation of modern operating systems.
  • Get hands-on experience working with outside companies as part of your coursework.
  • Learn the principles and concepts of computer science while gaining problem-solving skills for real-world computational problems.
  • Engage in a vibrant student club that hosts programming contests, sponsors trips to conferences and organizes social events.
  • You’ll benefit from the use of ARM microcontrollers, which are used in 25 percent of our computer science courses. Student projects include handheld game design and Bluetooth/WiFi connectivity.

International Students

STEM Designated Degree Program

For international students, this major is a STEM Designated Degree Program which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.

Program Outcomes/Career Opportunities

Career opportunities are vast for computer science majors. Here are a few possibilities:

  • Software development
  • Network system administration
  • Web development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Database systems
  • Microcontroller firmware development

Ready to get started?

Applying to UW-Superior is easy and free for undergraduate students. Once your application is submitted, you’ll hear from us within just a few days. We’re here to help you every step of the way with any questions you may have, so why wait? Start your application today.  

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