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Computer Science

Put your mathematical abilities to the test with our leading-edge computer science program that emphasizes the design and implementation of computer systems.

Our comprehensive program combines the right mix of knowledge, know-how, and skill that make our graduates some of the most sought-after candidates by companies and organizations that want people who can get things done in today’s high-tech world.

Our team of experienced instructors provide you with both hands-on and practical training in computer hardware organization, systems analysis and design, database management systems, and discrete mathematics.

You will be encouraged to implement your Christian worldview in this science-focused vocation as you seek employment upon graduation.

Cybersecurity Track: Learn how to protect internet-connected systems, including hardware, software, and data, from cyberattacks (unauthorized access to data centers and other computerized systems). Specialized courses include cryptography, ethical hacking, and computer forensics. Jobs in this field are in very high demand.

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Data Science Track: The world is producing data at an unprecedented rate. Data scientists are in great demand as businesses continue to realize the power of data to transform our world. The demand for data analytics skills is on the rise in industries ranging from IT to health care, as well as in science and public policy. This track is available in either the computer science or mathematics major. In this track, you will be introduced to the necessary computing strategies and tools, mathematical and statistical techniques, and specialized algorithms to help with decision making.

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Career Opportunities

Evangel's academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it's more than just job preparation; it's preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:
  • Database Administrator
  • Programmer/Software Engineer
  • Software/Requirements Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software/Hardware Test Professional
  • Systems Programmer
 

Faculty

Full Time Faculty

Douglas P. Mitcham, M.S.

Associate Professor of Computer Science

Adjunct Faculty

Mark Maine, M.A.

Instructor of Computer Science

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