The world needs innovators and software engineers, one of the top-rated jobs in the nation. Computer science at OSU Cascades emphasizes coursework that leads students toward careers in software engineering, and prepares students to start their own software businesses or join software startups. The OSU Cascades computer science program provides you with a solid foundation in computer science, as well as industry-relevant skills and technical experience.

Degree: BS in Computer Science

  • Software Engineering
  • Software Entrepreneurship

Computer Science Faculty

Potential career options in Computer Science

Use the career planning resources to learn about the potential career options below.
(some occupations may require further education/licensure)

Application Developer
Business Analyst
Compiled Systems Engineer
Computer Programmer
Computer Scientist
Controls Engineer
Chief Technology Officer
Database Administrator
Embedded Software Engineer
Hardware Engineer
Interfase Programmer
IT Consultant
IT Specialist
IT Manager
Mobile Application Developer
Mobile Games Engineer
Mobile Software Developer
Network Administrator
Network Engineer
Project Manager
Quality Control Manager
Software Engineer
Software Developer
Support Specialist
Systems Administrator
Systems Analyst
Systems Engineer
Technical Writer
Web Developer

Where are OSU Computer Science alumni working?

(Data obtained from LinkedIn)

Associate Software Engineer, PacificSource Health Plans
Quality Assurance Engineer, Electrical Geodesics, Inc.
Lead Software Developer, Quote Software
Application Engineer, IDX, LLC
Remote Product Specialist, Symantec
Technical SEO Lead, G5 Search Marketing
Software Engineer, CBT Nuggets
Web Designer, Juniper Web Designs
Application Developer, PeaceHealth
Software Architect, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Senior Application Developer, Bi-Mart Corporation
Controls Engineer, H2 PowerTech

Where have OSU-Cascades students participated in experiential learning (internships/research/etc.)?

Mazama Media
Vetor Remote Care
TDS Telecom
Alpine Internet
CBT Nuggets
Bend Park & Rec
Demand Energy
Laird Superfood
FiveTalent Software
Craft CMS
Tribe Pilot
Bellatrix Systems
KDE Direct
Tech Soft 3D
The Flybook
Shape Integrated Software
Neighbor Impact

Job Search

In addition to our general job, internship, and volunteer search resources, below are some industry specific resources to help you search for opportunities in Computer Science. Don't forget the important process of researching employers and networking with professionals in companies/organizations that you are interested in.

Graduate School

In addition to our general Graduate/Professional School resources, utilize the following resources for researching advanced degrees in Computer Science.

Professional Associations

Involvement in professional associations can expand your network, keep you up to date on current trends in the field, and give you access to additional job and internship opportunities.

Additional Resources

Career Development Center

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