Professional Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.C.S.) Professional Program is designed specifically for working professionals. They can advance their careers with an accelerated undergraduate program and obtain a bachelor's degree in Computer Science while continuing to work in their professional careers. The Professional Program includes evening, weekend, and online courses and materials using Canvas. This degree program requires 36 core computer science credits and 6 credits of computer science electives. The duration of each course may be four, eight, or 16 weeks depending on the course format. Students are typically expected to complete the program in two years.

This program is especially suited for students who have a bachelor’s degree in science or business and would have completed the math and science requirements of the program.

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Only Two Years to Complete

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  • Perfect for working professionals
  • Flexible format with online and on campus classes
  • Intended for students who already have a BS
  • FAU ranked as one of America's Best Value Colleges by Forbes

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Admission Requirements

Individuals seeking a second bachelor's degree must satisfy all admission and degree requirements of a  first bachelor's degree except for free electives, general education, and foreign language. The minimum number of FAU credits needed to earn a second bachelor's degree in computer science is 30 credits at the 3000-level or higher, including at least 23 credits in computer science and engineering courses.

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Degree Requirements

The Professional BS in Computer Science program has the same degree requirements as the "Second Bachelor's Degree" in Computer Science

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Program Fees

Total Cost: $550 per credit-hour; total cost for 45 credit-hours is $24,750.

Tuition Fees: Flexible payment plan and financial aid payment methods are available.

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Application Process and More Information
To receive more information about this program, email or call 561-297-3855.