Choose Ohio First Scholarship Opportunity
Incoming Cybersecurity, Software Developer, Web Developer, and Network Administrator students could be eligible for the Choose Ohio First Information Systems Technology scholarship. This is a competitive scholarship opportunity. This program provides full-tuition funding to a small cohort of students who will start their Columbus State Career during the Autumn semester 2020. Please visit cscc.edu/COFIST for more information.
Columbus State’s Computer Science department offers college credit to students who have industry-recognized IT credentials like CompTIA A+ or Cisco Certified Network Associate. Learn More
Columbus State partners with major IT employers in the region to offer students the opportunity for paid apprenticeship positions in the industry as they complete a degree in Cybersecurity and Software Development. Learn More
Computer information technology is an integral part of nearly every business and organization. As a result, today’s computer professional must possess not only fundamental computing skills but also broader-based skills in planning, working in teams and business operations
The Computer Science Department’s core curriculum provides graduates with a foundation in logic, programming, operating systems, applications, systems analysis, and networking. Additional courses are included to prepare students with the various skills they will need in industry – such skills as information management, financial analysis, teamwork, communications skills, and customer service. Many of these courses are available in a distance learning/Web based format.
Students may choose to specialize in a particular plan of study such as Network Administrator, Software Developer, User Support, or Web Developer. Computer Science offers a number of industry subject-specific certificates in database, networking, hardware/software, and applications. Web Developer majors may transfer and complete a baccalaureate degree in Technical Education and Training at The Ohio State University.
Programs and Certificates