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B.S. in Applied Computer Science

100% Online Degree Program

With each new advancement in technology, the need for computer and information technology professionals increases. Become a trusted professional in this dynamic field and gain the credentials needed for a variety of in-demand careers with a fully online Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science degree from Point Park University.

Through an interactive online classroom, you’ll have the flexibility you need to shape your education in a way that minimizes disruption to your personal and professional responsibilities. You’ll gain hands-on experience working with the latest industry tools as you explore courses that emphasize big data and focus on generating and interpreting business metrics. The program allows you to choose from four concentrations that help tailor your coursework to your career goals. They include software development, big data and analytics, networking and security, and a general track.

Educators with professional computer science backgrounds will provide you with academic support as you gain essential technical skills and become proficient in programming fundamentals, data mining and software development. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to pursue a graduate degree or enter the workforce in diverse fields, including systems analysis, data analytics and more.

Quick Facts

  • Next Start Date: March 7, 2021
  • Total Number of Credits: 121
  • Course Length: 8 weeks
  • Time to Complete: 2-4 years

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Transform Your Experience into College Credit

Point Park University is proud to introduce a new Prior Learning Assessment and Advanced Standing/Experiential Learning Credit opportunities. Students can transfer credits from qualifying experiences including other college institutions, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST exams) or UEXCEL exams, Advanced Placement (AP) credit and experiential learning assessment portfolio submissions. Experiential learning credits are not considered current coursework for financial aid and they do not fulfill any of the minimum 30 credits that must be completed at Point Park University to graduate. In addition, experiential learning credits through portfolio submissions are capped at 18 credits.

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Why Point Park University?

Convenient Scheduling

Get the flexibility to choose when to begin your degree with multiple start dates each year.

Career-Focused Education

Acquire the skills you need to advance your career.


With reasonable tuition costs and generous financial aid, get a quality education that delivers an excellent return on your investment.

Faculty of Professionals

Learn from professors who are experts in their respective fields.

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Point Park University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, 267-284-5000), and complies with all regulations of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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