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Computer Science

Bachelor’s Degree

This is the place where great ideas get noticed—often on their way to becoming the next big thing. In our Computer Science Bachelor's degree-completion program, you’ll be prepared to gain essential skills in Microsoft Azure, practical application of software development and systems integration in as few as 18 months.1 Using technology from Apple® and Microsoft®, our online Computer Science degree courses provide you with a foundation in mobile, analytics and Cloud computing.

Students also have the choice of two app development specializations: Apple® iOS or Universal Windows mobile application development. This allows students to gain specific practical skills in computer science that transfer directly into the workplace.

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  1. Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and the number of courses completed each term.
  2. Rasmussen College will reimburse you any out-of-pocket costs of the application fee for each first attempt of up to three designated industry certification exams for which you qualify. Should you need to take an exam more than once to receive a passing grade score, you will be responsible for all subsequent exam application fees. Rasmussen College will provide practice exams and materials when available.
  3. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, [salary data accessed May 30, 2018] Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, [career information accessed May 30, 2018] BLS salary data represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

Regional Accreditation and Industry Affiliations

Rasmussen College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Gain hands-on experience in the Computer Science degree program with real-world tools through our affiliations with Apple® and Microsoft®.

Online Courses Go Where You Go

We applaud your dedication to grow despite your busy life. Our online learning options were designed to give you more control and balance over your schedule.

Flex Choice®: Get Credit for What You Know

This Bachelor's degree is available with Flex Choice®, which allows you to combine traditional online coursework, self-directed assessments and competency-based education (CBE)—the best of all worlds, so you can receive credit by demonstrating what you know and can do. As a national leader in CBE, we are helping to advance this cutting-edge, faculty-led, project-based learning approach that prioritizes your learning over deadlines. For additional information, visit our Flex Choice page.

Certification Preparation

Our Computer Science program curriculum is designed to help prepare you to earn certificates from Microsoft®, including Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services and Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications. Rasmussen College will reimburse you for your practice exams and application fee.2

Credentials Offered

Computer Science

Bachelor's Degree

Finish in as few as

 18 months1

Learning options

  • Online
  • Campus Support and Resources
  • Flex Choice®

Intended for

Students with previous college credits who are interested in Cloud computing, programming, database implementation and mobile development. Students looking to gain practical application of development skills in-demand with employers today.

Prepares you for

Software developer, software application developer, mobile developer, mobile software developer, mobile software engineer, cloud application engineer

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Turn Your Education into a Career

We’ve made advancing your computer science career easier by offering Computer Science classes and credentials that fit into a busy working schedule. Our accelerated, self-paced Computer Science degree curriculum helps you prepare to earn industry certificates from Microsoft®, including Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services and Designing and Developing Windows Phone Applications, which are highly valued by employers. Rasmussen College will reimburse you for designated practice exams and application fees.2

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), earning a degree, regardless of the field of study, can improve income potential.3 Here is just one example of where a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science can take you.

Software Developers Applications

  • BLS Earnings Data:3

    • $59,870 10th Percentile
    • $77,710 25th Percentile
    • $101,790 50th Percentile
  • BLS Projected Growth 2016–2026:3


  • BLS Typical Entry-Level Education:

    • Bachelor's Degree
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