Computer Science

**NEW! Beginning Summer 2021**

Begin Your Computer Science Education at MWCC

Computer Science is the study of computers and computational systems. At MWCC you will study software and software systems; this includes theory, design, development, and application. All of which will give you the foundation you’ll need after you graduate to continue your education at a 4-year college.

What can I do with an Associates in Computer Science?

The MWCC Computer Science associate degree program will prepare you for transfer into a baccalaureate degree program in Computer Science.  With a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a variety of careers in the field include:

  • Software Developer: Responsible for designing, creating and updating computer applications. Analyze client’s needs and create software.
  • Software Engineer: Responsible for developing new software and updating older software that is used on computers and other devices.
  • Information Security Analyst: Protects and detects cyber threats towards data and private information for organizations.
  • Computer Hardware Engineer: Researches, designs, repairs and update the physical hardware needed for computers and devices to operate.

Key Skills for a Career in Computer Science

There are a handful of critical skills needed to be successful in a computer science career, these include:

  • Mathematics
  • Problem Analysis
  • Attention to detail
  • Technical writing
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking
  • Organizational

Learn More About Mount Wachusett Community College’s Computer Science and Computer Information Systems Degrees

We would happy to discuss your goals and find the program right for you. You can request to attend an information today or call us at 978-630-9110.