Launch your career in computer science with the University of Wisconsin online Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing. Designed for working adults, the degree completion program focuses on developing a strong technical foundation, and relevant professional skills required to thrive in any IT role. Gain experience in programming, database management, and computer security, while also learning business fundamentals such as project management and communication.
The UW Applied Computing program proves to employers that you have the tools required to solve their organization’s day-to-day technical and operational issues. More importantly, it teaches you how to develop new technologies and participate in future tech innovation so you’ll know how to fix tomorrow’s problems.
TECHNOLOGY + BUSINESS
Today’s employers need well-rounded IT professionals. This unique computer science curriculum has a sharp focus on business skills like project management, IS strategy, and legal and ethical issues, so you can use your technical expertise to propel the organization forward.
Because the program was designed with working adults in mind, skills are combined and taught in the same way professionals utilize them day-to-day in the workplace. With the capstone course, you’ll get a chance to apply your knowledge in a real-world setting, giving you the practical experience employers will notice.
"When I see someone with a degree from the University of Wisconsin System, I have confidence in their abilities and work ethic. As a UW program, the Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing carries a reputation of quality and rigor. These students haven’t just gone through the motions for their degree; they’ve challenged themselves at every level. "
— Jeff Thomas: Chief Technology Officer, Forward Health Group