As technology continues to permeate every aspect of society, the demand for skilled, educated software and hardware designers is skyrocketing. While the U.S. Department of Labor estimates that there will be 1.4 million computer science jobs available by 2020, colleges are currently only producing 30 percent of the graduates needed to fill those positions. Read more about this trend.
Students who choose to study computer science prepare themselves for plentiful opportunities to land high-paying jobs after graduation. A 2014 survey by The National Association of Colleges and Employers found that computer science graduates receive an average starting salary of $61,741 annually.
Our department offers a comprehensive undergraduate and graduate curriculum that prepares students to be industry leaders in computing or software engineering. The department features a minor in Information Technology designed to provide technical literacy for non-technological students across multiple majors.
All programs in the CSSE department are consistent with Monmouth University's goals to provide an innovative learning environment coupled with unique opportunities for students to not only break into dynamic fields, but to be trendsetters and decision makers in them.
We hope that these Web pages will help to inform you about the activities of our diversely talented faculty, staff, and students, as well as the numerous educational opportunities available in our department.