Auburn online computer science degree ranked among nation’s top 10

By Chris Anthony

Published: Dec 24, 2020 2:02:00 PM

Computer Science Degree Hub ranked Auburn's online Bachelor of Computer Science program among its top 10 programs. Computer Science Degree Hub ranked Auburn's online Bachelor of Computer Science program among its top 10 programs.

Auburn University’s online Bachelor of Computer Science program has been ranked among the nation’s top online computer science programs, according to Computer Science Degree Hub.

Computer Science Degree Hub ranked the programs based on estimated cost, return on investment and graduation rate. Based on its findings, Auburn’s online BCS degree came out ranked atop the top 10.

“This ranking affirms the quality and affordability of our online Bachelor of Computer Science program,” said Hari Narayanan, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. “When we launched the program in 2018, translating our top-tier on-campus bachelor’s degree in computer science into an equally high quality student-centered online experience for adults with a college degree or college credit was our primary objective. I believe this ranking shows that we have been successful in doing that.”

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Auburn’s online BCS program is an interdisciplinary learning experience offered entirely online that allows students to graduate in as few as two years. Students are required to complete 20 courses, broken down into 18 core courses and two electives, for a total of 60 credit hours of computer science course work at graduation.

With an emphasis on both theoretical computer science and application of learned skills, the program offers courses on a wide range of topics, including information technology, operating systems, database management, web and mobile app development, network platforms and computer network design.

Find admissions and program information, including the curriculum and tuition rates, on the online BCS website. Prospective students can also request more information here.

Media Contact: Chris Anthony, chris.anthony@auburn.edu, 334.844.3447

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