| ACADEMICS | Schools & Departments | Computer Science | Computer Science Career Pathways
One of Massachusetts’ largest metropolitan areas, Worcester is a renowned hub of scientific research and innovation. At Worcester State, we partner with a variety of local and regional organizations that provide internships that allow you to apply your classroom and laboratory training. These challenging real-world opportunities will help you sharpen your skills and gain valuable professional experience and contacts. They also are why 83% of respondents to a survey of 2015 graduates said that they either agree or strongly agree that their academic program prepared them for employment.
Whether you choose to enter graduate school or the workforce after graduation, you’ll have the analytical, problem-solving, and team-building skills you need to succeed in tomorrow’s specialized technology careers. In fact, 91% of 2015 graduates who responded to the survey reported that they are employed, enrolled in graduate school, or both. Most graduates of our program find jobs immediately after graduation—if not before. A bachelor’s degree in computer science enables you to earn a median annual salary that ranges from: