Computer science-related positions are a mainstay on annual “top careers” lists—and for good reason. Computing and technology are part of everything we do. Wheaton computer science graduates use their analytical and programming skills to be prepared for careers in exciting innovation spaces involving AI, cyber security, distributed computing, and mobile app development. Adding a minor or second major in computer science can make you even more marketable in emerging interdisciplinary fields like genomics, e-commerce, and data science.
- Computer Science Major Major
- Computer Science Minor Minor
98% of Computer Science majors from the past five years have found employment, attended graduate school or achieved a service opportunity within six months of graduation*
Sample First Jobs
Associate QA Engineer, Fidelity Investments
Front-end Web Developer, IBM
Programmer Analyst, Meditech
Software Engineer, Microsoft
Technology Associate, Liberty Mutual Insurance
Sample Graduate Schools
University of Pennsylvania
*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 74% for the classes of 2014-2018
State of the Art Facilities
Wheaton’s Innovation Spaces facilitate immersive opportunities through a network of both high-tech and traditional creative hubs across campus. Don’t take our word for it, Newsweek named Wheaton as one of the Best Maker Schools.
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Computer museum connects learning, fun
Professor of Computer Science Mark LeBlanc is making sure we never forget how far technology has come with the computer museum that he created with cohorts of students and is now reinstalling with the help of computer museum curators Hanna Ondrasek ’26 and Samuel Chisholm ’26.