Computer Science at UWM

Computer science is the study and design of computer systems, networks, software, and computing techniques. But more importantly, it is a dynamic field with a growing impact on the world today. A report on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce forecasts 51% of STEM occupations will be computer occupations by 2018.


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Programming Language Design and Implementation
  • Software Engineering
  • Computer Networking
  • Algorithm Design

Work with faculty engaged in leading-edge research in -areas such as:

  • Object-oriented programming
  • Cryptography
  • Computational robotics
  • Intelligent dialog systems
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Extensible languages

Career Paths
Computer Science opens up a multitude of career options with great income potential within both the public and
private sectors.

  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Integration Consultant
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Game Developer
  • Application Developer/Programmer
  • Data Analyst

Did You Know?
The CEO of Microsoft received his master’s degree in Computer science from UWM. Computer Scientists like Satya Nadella design and build software systems for:

  • Smartphone and tablet apps
  • Finding secrets to good health
  • Making robots useful
  • Connecting us online
  • Exploring space
  • Movie special effects

We offer an ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science that prepares you for the future.

Degrees Awarded61484544404230TBD
Starting Salary$57,000$62,000

Learn more about our program educational objectives and student outcomes.

For further information, please email

The Computer Science Major is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
415 N. Charles Street
Baltimore MD 21201
(410) 347-7700
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