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Computer Science, B.Sc.

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The Computer Science program at the University of the People provides students with in-depth knowledge and analytic skills associated with the field of IT and Computer Science.
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Students in the Computer Science program at the University of the People receive:

  • Comprehensive understanding of design, development, testing and documentation of a range of operating systems.
  • Database management; and programming languages.
  • Essential knowledge to implementing the skill into real-life situations.

With computers being a critical part of today’s society, students complete an online computer science bachelor degree that opens the doors to a broad career path, with a range of options. Our computer science degree online will also provide the key tools to continue studies at a graduate level.


Are you passionate about technology and ready for an exciting, new career? Pursuing your Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science will pave the path for you to a wide array of career options including working as a computer systems analyst, software applications developer, web designer, database administrator, business intelligence administrator, computer systems engineer, and more.

As technology continues to evolve and improve the way we live our lives, businesses in every industry have a growing need for qualified individuals to manage and develop their web-based applications, websites, and databases.

Individuals with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science have qualifications desired by companies big and small and will make competitive candidates in the job market. They will find themselves eligible for promising entry-level positions with room for growth in IT departments, start-ups, and high-tech companies.  

Many will turn their skill into a thriving business by striking out on a path as freelance web developers and programmers as well.


University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • College Algebra
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Programming 
  • Computer Systems
  • Databases

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.

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    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.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

To meet admission requirements, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years old or older
  • Be able to demonstrate high school completion
  • Have English proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4060 USD/full
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  • National

    4060 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
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