In 2010, the Wall Street Journal had computer-related careers occupying two of the top three positions in best jobs in America in terms of current demand, stress level and salary. Salaries are consistently in the top-10 ranges with ComputerWorld reporting 2010 base salaries at, for example, over $71,000 for programmer/analyst and over $88,000 for Software Engineer. Computer software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2008-18 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects. according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In the Computer Science Department at Weber State University, we teach students hands-on training, logical thinking, computer theory and system internals. Our program offers a combination of practical, applications-oriented experience along with theory and concepts of computer science. Within our curriculum you will learn all the important languages, environments, and tools that will allow you to succeed in areas such as embedded systems, web development, hand held applications, games, enterprise application development, and more. We want our students to walk away with an education in the field that will give them an edge over the competition. We have the courses, faculty and staff to make it possible. Please call our department advisor at (801)-626-6919 to find out if computer science may be a good fit for you.
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