Computer Science Professional

ONLINE AT COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES

Computer Science Professional

ONLINE AT COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES

 

 

IMPORTANT GRE INFORMATION

Given the extraordinary circumstances of 2020, GRE scores are optional for most non-thesis and certificate program applicants for the fall 2021 term. This includes applicants for the online Computer Science Professional certificate program.

Program Overview

Problem-solving, innovation, transformation and creativity. The field of computer science involves much more than programming—it engages and challenges a multitude of skill sets and is only limited by your imagination. Virtually every industry relies on computing, providing a nearly endless amount of opportunities for talented individuals.

The Mines online Computer Science certificate program provides top-notch instruction to ensure students are prepared for career success upon completion. If you want to make changes in the world, computer science can help you make it happen.

growth

16% projected job growth
 (computer science)
2018-2028

salary potential

$81,056 average
starting salary
(CS master’s)

job growth

32% projected job
growth (cybersecurity)
2018-2028

Requirements and Costs

Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate

  • Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution in an area of study that is not computer science
  • Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
  • CV

 

Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate

Complete courses:

  • CSCI 261 – Programming Concepts 
  • CSCI 262 – Data Structures  
  • CSCI 303 – Introduction to Data Science  
  • CSCI 306 – Software Engineering 
  • CSCI 406 – Algorithms  

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTUITION 2020-21
Per Semester
1.0$999
2.0$1,998
3.0$2,997
4.0$3,996
5.0$4,995
6.0$5,994
7.0$6,993
8.0$7,992
9.0$8,991
10.0$9,990
11.0$10,989
12.0$11,988
13.0$12,987
14.0$13,986
15.0$14,985
16.0$15,984
17.0$16,983
18.0$17,982
19.0$18,981
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.
  • Serious about a Mines program? Let Financial Aid help you consider payment options, identify employer contributions and more. We’re here to help.

Fees

  • Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition ($999 per credit hour)

More information about tuition and fees.

Career Outcomes

Computer Science

  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Network architect
  • Database administrator
  • Web developer

Online Student Resources

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Academic Support

Tutoring, Writing Center, Library, bookstore, software access and more

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Student Services

Tech help, Disability Services, Career Services, Veteran Services, Blastercard, counseling and more

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Support & Connections

Online student organizations, alumni connections, Dean of Students and more

Degree Options

Certificate

  • Computer Science Professional

 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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Term Start Date

Spring I: Jan. 12

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Demonna Wade

“Studying computer science at Mines has given me the flexibility to work in any career field, as well as any location.”

Computer Science Student