Whether you want to be a software engineer, mobile application developer, web designer, information technology specialist, data analyst or something else in this dynamic field, Siena's computer science degree makes it happen. You can customize your coursework to a specialized field through our eight concentrations. You'll also get plenty of hands-on experience through our lab courses (capped at 16 students), paid internships, research opportunities, trips to national conferences and project-based courses. 

Programs offered:

  • B.S. in Computer Science
  • B.S. in Computer Science (3/2 Engineering program)
  • B.S. in Computer Science Education
  • Computer Science minor
  • Computer Science certificate

Computer Science Concentrations (Saints are required to choose one concentration):

  • Foundations of Computer Science Concentration: This concentration features the fundamental requirements to prepare you for graduate study and a wide range of computer science careers.
  • Artificial Intelligence Concentration: This concentration explores the theory and development of computer systems able to perform tasks that normally require human intelligence, such as visual perception, speech recognition, decision-making, and translation between languages.  
  • Computer Science Education Concentration: This concentration must be paired with the Education Certificate. 
  • Cybersecurity Concentration: Cybersecurity is a computing-based discipline involving technology, people, information, and processes to enable assured operations in the context of adversaries. It draws from the foundational fields of information security and information assurance and is much broader than the more narrowly focused field of computer security. 
  • Entrepreneurship Concentration: This concentration prepares students for success as entrepreneurs and leaders in businesses centered on Information Systems and Software Development. 
  • Game Development Concentration: This concentration explores the fundamentals and overall process of developing and implementing video games for various platforms including computers, gaming consoles, tablets and phones. 
  • Information Systems Concentration: Students in this concentration will study the formal systems designed to collect, process, store, and distribute information as well as the networks of hardware and software used to collect, filter, process, create and distribute data. 
  • Software Engineering Concentration: This concentration featured the systematic application of scientific and technological knowledge, methods, and experience to the design, implementation, testing, and documentation of software. 

Your Future Success

Siena computer science grads tend to get great jobs, right way. Our class of 2017 alumni job titles include: software engineer, programmer, analyst, information security officer, software developer, data analyst and entrepreneur. They are working at companies like Amazon, Google, IBM, Girls Who Code, CommerceHub and more.