Bachelor of Science and Minor

Computer Science

ODU's Computer Science program prepares graduates for an exciting career in the fast-growing and ever-changing field of information technology.

Program Highlights

  • Major and minor available in Computer Science.
  • Small class sizes allow ODU professors to interact, instruct and mentor students on a personal level.
  • Prepares students for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S., with an expected 30% job growth during the next ten years.

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Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and minor, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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Outcomes & Careers

Learn how this major prepares you for a career in one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S.

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Computer Science faculty.

Computer Science Department

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There are increasing opportunities for well-trained and well-educated personnel in the growing high-tech job market. Jobs in the high-tech industry are growing faster than other private sector jobs. 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2018 and 2028 employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12 percent, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. This is expected to add more than 546,000 jobs.

In Ohio, we are witnessing some of the fastest tech job growth in the country and at 
Ohio Dominican University, we prepare students to take advantage of these opportunities.

ODU offers two of the most the most in-demand degrees in the American workforce today and in the decade ahead: Computer Science and Software Engineering.

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Numerous companies in the Columbus area employ ODU students as interns. There also are on-campus opportunities.

ODU's Handshake includes on and off-campus internships, and part- and full-time positions for students.


The university’s Information Technology department frequently employs students as technical support staff. Students may also pursue independent research projects under the supervision of faculty, and have the opportunity to present their work at research conferences.

On-campus work-study positions at the ODU Helpdesk are available to students who have been awarded work-study as part of their financial aid.

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Have Questions? Contact Us!

For program questions, contact:

Alae Loukili, D.Sc.
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Sansbury Hall, Room 229
(614) 251-4659

For admission questions, contact:

Undergraduate Admission

Griffin Student Center, 203
(614) 251-4500
(800) 955-OHIO (955-6446)