The standard track in computer science emphasizes structure, analysis, design, programming, general software engineering principles, and mathematics.
Additionally, the program provides a solid foundation in applications programming, web programming, database administration, information assurance, networking, architecture, and evolving technologies. This blend of computing prepares students for mathematically technical jobs such as working with missle guidance systems, simulators, mission-critical systems, and cryptography.
Graduates from the program enjoy successful careers as computer programmers, applications programmers, software engineers, information assurance specialists, network engineers, and database designers/developers.
Industries hiring Pitt-Johnstown graduates include automobile manufacturers, chemical companies, banking and finance, government agencies, utility companies, aircraft manufacturers, software development companies, and defense contractors.