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International Executive Studies — Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science

Next Start Dates

June 10, 2024

Sept. 2, 2024

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.

Engaging Content

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.

Employment Readiness

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.

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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.

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Tuition & Cost

$450 per credit hour

$125 per credit hour scholarship is available

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Program Length

40 months


Total Credit Hours


Residency Requirements

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.

Computer Science Curriculum

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

A study of planning, organizing, developing, directing, controlling, and evaluating the sales force. Special emphasis is given to ethical implications of sales management.

Operating Systems

A study of advertising methods used for promotion of products and services by organizations.

Technology & Society

An introduction to the practical concepts used to develop and implement marketing strategies. Special emphasis is given to an overview of marketing and strategies for product, pricing, advertising, promotion, and distribution channels.

Curriculum stats/highlights

Students interested in earning a BS in Computer Science through International Executive Studies program must complete a total of 120 credit hours of which 73 hours are computer science core concentration curriculum and 47 hours in general core curriculum.

Additional Courses

BS in Computer Science Core Curriculum Credit Hours
Computer Science I 4
Computer Science II 4
Data Structures & Algorithm Design 3
Introduction to Software Development 4
Computer Networks & Telecommunications 3
Software and Systems Engineering 4
Database Management Systems Laboratory 1
Database Management Systems 2
Operating Systems and Systems Programming 4
Computer Organization and Architecture 4
Technology and Society 3
Survey and Organization of Programming Languages 3
Computer and Information Security 3
Computer Applications Practicum I 1
Computer Applications Practicum II 2
Advanced Problem Solving 2
Computer Networking 3
Calculus I 4
Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
Trigonometry 3
Calculus II 4
Introduction to Statistics 3
Linear Algebra 3
Advanced Discrete Mathematics 3
Total Credit Hours 73

How much will a Computer Science Degree cost?

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Tuition & Fees

$56,500 includes:

Graduation Fee — $100

Resource Fee of $200/year — $600

CPT (Curricular Practical Training) Courses $200/term — $2,000


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$15,000 IES

*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.


Careers in Computer Science

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

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