Computer Science Professional

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Computer Science Professional Program

The Computer Science Professional Program is not currently accepting applications.

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

Certificate Requirements

Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate

  • A completed bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page »

Note: A Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is not required for admission into the online Computer Science program


Post-Baccalaureate Professional Certificate

This certificate program requires four, 3-credit hour undergraduate-level courses.


View Annual Cost of Attendance
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.
  • Serious about a Mines program? Visit the Financing Options page to review the various opportunities.


  • Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition.

More information about tuition and fees.

Admissions Deadlines

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Investment You Can Count On


Projected job growth
2018-28, Bureau of
Labor Statistics


 Best public universities
by salary potential,
Payscale, 2021


Career return on Investment,
Research Universities,
U.S. Department of Education

Computer Science Professional Faculty

Jeffrey Paone

Jeffrey Paone

Teaching Professor


Wendy Fisher

Wendy Fisher

Assistant Department Head and Teaching Associate Professor


Mark Baldwin

Mark Baldwin

Professor of Practice


Value in Action

The annual salary survey consistently demonstrates the value  of a Mines degree.