Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science will prepare students to enter and shape some of the fastest-growing, exciting, and impactful sectors of our regional and global economy through a well-developed understanding of the interrelationships between technology and ethics.

What Makes the Computer Science Program at Newman Unique?

Our Computer Science degree features extensive hands-on experience with real software development, using real tools, and gaining experience with the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Beyond that, our curriculum offers emphases in:

  • Data Analytics
  • Software Engineering
  • Cybersecurity

Most students will choose two of the above emphases, which will set you up extremely well in the marketplace. (See the Career Outlook tab, above!)

In addition, we offer a 4+1 pathway to earn the MS in Data Science or an MBA in Leadership and Data Analytics in one additional year.

Bachelor Degrees

Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in Computer Science. If you need clarification on a class assignment or advice on how to approach your future, you can feel confident that our faculty is available and ready to help.

Adjunct Faculty

  • Michael Sullenger, MS Computer Science, Software Engineer
  • Travis Scheopner, MBA, Data Science Leadership and Talent Development at Koch Industries
  • John King, MBA, Senior Manager of Analytics & Insights, Walmart 
  • Ben Raehpour, MBA, Data Analyst at Missouri Star Quilt Company
  • Chris Wyant, MS, Advanced Analytics at Cornerstone Data
  • Jennifer Akers, MS, Data Scientist at Delta Bravo AI
  • Kameron Frame, MBA, Data Engineer and Data Analyst at Textron Aviation


The Occupational Outlook Handbook (short name: OOH) is one of the most respected sources of research regarding the future job market. Below are relevant sections of the handbook for top Computer Science related occupations:

Software Engineer Career Outlook

Data Analyst Career Outlook

  • OOH category: Operations Research Analyst
  • Job Outlook: 23% projected growth from 2022-2032 — much faster than average
  • Median Salary: $85,720 per year

Cybersecurity Career Outlook

  • OOH category: Information Security Analysts
  • Job Outlook: 32% projected growth for 2022-32 is 32% growth — much faster than average
  • Median Salary is $112,000 per year

NOTE: Newman University offers a 4+1 pathway to earn the MS in Data Science or an MBA in Leadership and Data Analytics in one additional year beyond the bachelor degree.

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