International Executive Studies — Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science
With the growing use of computer technology comes an increasing need for competent computer professionals who can properly design, build, and manage innovations. Whether your interest is in networking or programming, this degree can help you be marketable in the fast-growing, competitive field of computer technology.
Computer Science majors at MVNU gain a solid foundation in both theory and practical skills, making them adaptable professionals as innovations occur in the world of technology. Our faculty have many years of experience working as computer scientists and provide students with the support and one-on-one mentoring they need to be successful.
The degree is professionally accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). MVNU is recognized by the industry as having a top-notch Computer Science program, with grads that score in the 80th percentile on the Computer Science Major Field Test.
Curriculum enriched by AWS Academy
At MVNU, our exceptional curriculum is enriched by Amazon Web Services (AWS), providing you with a unique and comprehensive learning experience. While AWS Academy diligently develops and maintains content, we take pride in supplementing our curriculum with excellent materials from AWS.
Designed specifically for higher education, our courses cater to students like you, who may not have industry work experience. Our curriculum team ensures that you receive engaging content, including demonstrations, projects, activities, and knowledge checks, tailored to enhance your learning experience. Unlike typical commercial AWS courses that are brief, our courses span a quarter or a semester, allowing for a more in-depth exploration of cloud technologies.
Aligned to AWS Certification
As a student at MVNU, you'll find our curriculum aligns with AWS Certifications, recognized throughout the industry for identifying skilled professionals leading cloud initiatives. Our courses not only equip you with foundational knowledge and hands-on experience for AWS Certification exams but also emphasize broader cloud skill domains. It's worth mentioning that our curriculum goes beyond just preparing you for certification exams.
When it comes to preparing for your future career, MVNU ensures you acquire up-to-date skills in cloud technologies and provides resources that set you on the path to in-demand IT jobs. You'll also have the opportunity to pursue industry-recognized AWS Certifications. With knowledge of the AWS Cloud, hands-on experience, and AWS Certifications, you'll stand out when you embark on your professional journey.
Computer Science Degree Highlights
A computer science degree, especially one from an intentionally Christian university, can help you stand out in a competitive job market. Our International Executive Studies program allows international students with F-1 visa to earn degrees with a combination of online and in-seat instruction.
Tuition & Cost
$450 per credit hour
$125 per credit hour scholarship is available
Total Credit Hours
MVNU's International Executive Studies programs have an in-seat residency requirement.
Books and Outside Resources
Textbooks will be embedded throughout most courses at no additional charge. However, some courses may require an outside book or resource that students will need to buy separately. A link to the university's book program will be provided to students when necessary.
Explore courses designed to help you stand out and succeed long-term in today’s competitive computer science job market.
Courses you might take
Computer Science I & II
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Technology & Society
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|BS in Computer Science Core Curriculum
|Computer Science I
|Computer Science II
|Data Structures & Algorithm Design
|Introduction to Software Development
|Computer Networks & Telecommunications
|Software and Systems Engineering
|Database Management Systems Laboratory
|Database Management Systems
|Operating Systems and Systems Programming
|Computer Organization and Architecture
|Technology and Society
|Survey and Organization of Programming Languages
|Computer and Information Security
|Computer Applications Practicum I
|Computer Applications Practicum II
|Advanced Problem Solving
|Elementary Discrete Mathematics
|Introduction to Statistics
|Advanced Discrete Mathematics
|Total Credit Hours
How much will it all cost?
Tuition & Fees
Graduation Fee — $100
Resource Fee of $200/year — $600
CPT (Curricular Practical Training) Courses $200/term — $2,000
*Student accepted into an IES program are automatically eligible to receive a scholarship up to $125 per credit hour.
Total Student Cost
Total tuition and fees minus scholarship.
Relationships with a variety of companies provide opportunities for internships and eventual full-time employment for our graduates. In fact, virtually all of our grads have jobs in their field upon graduation with current average starting salaries of around $50,000. That’s nearly $5,000 above the national average starting salary for bachelor’s degree holders.
With a computer science degree, you can pursue exciting careers in:
- Software Development
- Website Development
- Network Administrator
- Computer Systems Analysis
- User Experience
- App Development
- Information Technology
- Information Security
- Computer Network Architect