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.