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Computer Science


The career field of computer science has consistently ranked toward the top in job satisfaction and salary over the last 20 years.

Median Computer Science Salary in Indiana


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Wage data taken from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2019 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2020). *Salary listed represents earnings once a student transfers and earns a bachelor’s degree.

About the Program

Computer Science is an exciting field that explores the limits of what computers can accomplish. It also spans many restraints and sectors of our economy, including science and research, industry, business and military. Coursework can include implementing and understanding properties of algorithms as well as discussing the social content of computing.  This includes the history and evolution of machines, social impact of computers, and the code of ethics.  A computer scientist can expect to enjoy a good salary, steady work, and opportunities to advance. Students in the computer science program should be ones that enjoy math, science, problem solving as well as new challenges.

Our Graduates

Graduates of our Associate of Science (AS) degree can seamlessly transfer to a four-year institution through our “Transfer as a Junior” program, entering at a junior status. To learn more about our Transfer as a Junior programs, and how they can save you money, visit our TSAP page. Please keep in mind, you will also need to be admitted to the four-year institution you intend to transfer to, admission is not guaranteed just by enrolling in a Transfer as a Junior program.

Transfer Partners

If you would like to continue your education after completing your Ivy Tech degree, we have several four-year transfer partnerships in place. Talk to your transfer advocate for more information about transfer opportunities!

Related Programs:

You may also be interested in other computing programs like Network Infrastructure  , Cyber Security/Information Assurance  , Data Analytics  , Informatics  , Information Technology Support  , Cloud Technologies   or Software Development  .  For a short description on each program check out this video or visit the School of Information Technology.