Applied Computer Science Degree

Students who enjoy the hands-on application of computers are naturally drawn to our applied computer science degree. Hiram’s program is designed for students who wish to enter careers in information technology, digital media, computer information systems and other technology-related fields.

The mission of the computer science degree program is:

  • To develop ethical, socially responsible, analytical, and critical thinkers
  • To instill in our students a foundation for making creative contributions to society in the computing area
  • To provide challenges to our students within a supportive community

4-Year Undergraduate Degree

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About Our Northeast Ohio Applied Computer Science Degree

Computer Science Degree Program Summary

Our computer science degree is geared toward the development of ethical, socially responsible, analytical, and critical thinkers. Students are given a sturdy foundation for making creative contributions to society. 

Students who are passionate about technology and the role it plays in our lives are ideally suited to our applied computer science degree.

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Career Paths with a Computer Science Degree

When you choose Hiram’s applied computer science degree, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience needed to thrive in your career following graduation. Some of the paths our students often choose include:

  • Information technology
  • Digital media
  • Computer information systems 

This program is designed to equip students with critical thinking skills and in-depth knowledge of all computer science areas of study. Through Hiram’s integrated and experiential learning style, our faculty will give students the foundation they need to succeed outside of the classroom.

Max Sloan

MAX SLOAN ’25 | Computer Science Major

Studying at Hiram has helped me to explore my different interests, improve my studying skills, and improve my work ethic.”

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Ways to Get involved

In addition to the applied computer science degree, Hiram offers more than 25 registered clubs and organizations for students to get involved with outside of the classroom. Specifically, the computer science club’s mission is to promote the opportunity and fun provided by computer-based events.

Our club offerings include academic societies, cultural groups, sports clubs, political action, and special-interest groups, all designed to give students the ability to explore interests outside of their degree.

Earn Your Computer Science Degree at Hiram College

Hiram College is your destination for earning your applied computer science degree. Located in Hiram, Ohio, and just a short drive from Akron, Youngstown, and Cleveland, our beautiful campus benefits both from the quiet village it resides in and the activities provided by nearby major cities.

Additional benefits of choosing Hiram College for your applied science degree in northeast Ohio include:

  • 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio for enhanced learning and partnerships
  • Opportunities for extended education, such as graduate studies
  • Various student resources, including the career development center
  • Campus-based leadership and service opportunities
  • A culturally diverse student body focused on inclusion

Students who join the Hiram community will be provided with the skills, knowledge and resources needed to succeed in their computer science degree and beyond.

Take the Next Step Toward Your Applied Computer Science Degree Today

Hiram College is the go-to destination for your northeast Ohio computer science degree. If you’re ready to take the next step, visit our application page to start the process.

Choosing a liberal arts college is a big decision and our team is here to answer any questions you might have. We’re dedicated to ensuring student success both inside and outside of the classroom through our applied computer science degree. If you have questions involving our program offerings, campus life, or application process, contact our team today!

Computer Science Degree Faculty

Elizabeth Jacobs

Elizabeth Jacobs

Administrative Assistant to the School of Science and Technology and the School of Health, Education, Sustainability & Society

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