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A bachelor’s degree in computer science prepares students for careers in software engineering, network and computer system administration and database management. WVU Tech computer science graduates are well-prepared for graduate studies at top-ranked universities in the nation.

The majority of computer science graduates work in high technology companies. They also find employment in startup companies, government agencies and service sectors such as finance, consulting, insurance, communication, healthcare and entertainment. For more information regarding careers in computing, visit ACM Computing Careers.

According to Bureau of Labor statistics, five of the ten highest-paid occupations that have the fastest growth in job openings are in the fields of computing sciences. In recent years, the national average starting salary of computer science graduates has been consistently above $60,000.