24 months
Duration
1230 USD/year
1230 USD/year
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About

The Associate of Science in Computer Science online degree program at University of the People is built on a technical base and enables students to explore the field from a range of perspectives. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost toattend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university's mission of making quality education affordable for all.

As a tuition-free university, UoPeople offers a cost-effective alternative to traditional American universities, cutting your cost 95%. University of the People is tuition-free and has removed most of the cost to attend university. Minimal application and assessment fees support the university’s mission of making quality education affordable for all.

The online Computer Science associate program at University of the People introduces students to the IT industry, grounds them in the techniques of computing, and equips them for continued study towards a Bachelor of Science Degree.

Students will gain a fundamental understanding of:

  • Mathematical and scientific principles underlying computing and information technology
  • How to apply strategies for effective design and computing systems
  • Methods and Tools to analyze technical problems
  • Develop critical thinking skills in computer ethics  

Accreditation

  • UoPeople is recognized by the DEAC as an accredited online University, and adheres to all DEAC Standards and Code of Ethics.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
  • In addition, UoPeople has been recognized as a Candidate for Accreditation by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Programme Structure

The Associate of Science requires the completion of at least 60 semester credits, including general education courses and all courses listed for the course requirements in the major.

  • Complete a minimum of 60 approved credits
  • Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 in all coursework attempted at UoPeople
  • Earn an overall grade point average of at least 2.00 in all courses taken in the major area of study

Courses include:

  • College Algebra
  • Programming Fundamentals 
  • Programming 
  • Computer Systems

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

To meet admission requirements, applicants must:

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

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    1230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2460 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    1230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2460 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • At UoPeople there is no cost for instruction, books, or traditional campus costs. Our mission is to make higher education affordable and accessible. Through our unique tuition-free higher education model, we have removed most of the costs for students to attend university.
  • However, to keep our mission alive we do ask for a one-time application fee and minimal assessment fees per course to help fund general university operations and provide excellent services to our students.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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