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Computer Science, Cyber Security Concentration, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
98032, WA, United States
At one time, running a first-tier computer science program required a large financial outlay that limited these programs to large, typically state-funded institutions. In recent years, however, the software needed for a computer science program has become, for the most part, free, and the computer hardware needed has come into common use.
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The major limitation for a quality computer science program now is the faculty available to teach. It has become apparent that teaching computer science is not well-suited to large classes. Many experts suggest that hands-on apprenticeships and one-on-one mentoring are more appropriate approaches to learning to program.


The small class sizes and extensive student-faculty involvement at Covenant College provide a superior environment for learning computer science.


In addition, most programs in scientific and technical disciplines pretend that skills and information can be taught in a value-free manner. This is never the case. In fact, the assertion that some field of human endeavor can be held apart from and exist independently of God is a profound moral choice, regardless of the denials of those claiming moral neutrality.


At Covenant, our computer science students receive a thorough grounding in Christian teaching and worldview through Covenant's in-depth core curriculum. In addition, the relationship between computer science and Christianity is examined throughout the computer science curriculum.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Computer Programming Methodology 
  • Advanced Programming Methodology 
  • Discrete Structures in Computing 
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Introduction to Computer Organization 
  • Ethical and Professional Issues in Computing 
  • Computer and Information Security 
  • Introduction to Cryptography 
  • Cyber Defense and Digital Forensics 
  • Software Security Engineering 
  • Operating Systems 
  • Network Programming 
  • Senior Integration Paper in Computer Science 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • 1. Application for Admission
  • 2. $35 Application Fee
  • 3. Personal Testimony
  • 4. Official High School Transcript
  • 5. SAT/ACT Scores
  • 6. Completed Academic Reference Form
  • 7. Completed Church Reference Form
  • 8. College Transcript (if applicable)
  • 9. Interview (optional)
  • 10. Photograph (Optional)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32230 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32230 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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