Computer Science

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, cybersecurity, 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.



Here are RoadMaps to finish the major with a 4-year, 3.5-year, or 3-year plan. The Computer Science faculty at Wheaton like to advise you … to help you personalize your own academic plan.


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*

Recent Graduates

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

  • Northeastern University
  • 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.

Explore Innovation Spaces


Wheaton students, faculty, and staff work together to leverage the use of computer science to explore collections of text.


Offered by the Computer Science department.