Reasons to Major in Computer Science

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Job Placement

UW Oshkosh computer science graduates are able to transfer their technical and professional skills in computer science directly into the workforce.

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Job Growth by 2026

The demand for graduates far outweighs the supply, and the continuous evolution of technology creates new jobs all the time – Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Lucrative
Careers

  • Computer Science | $68,103* 68% 68%
  • Applications Developer | $59,690 59% 59%
  • Database Administrator | $54,030 54% 54%
  • Systems Analyst | $53,160 53% 53%
  • Systems Software Developer | $62,080 62% 62%

*National Associations of Colleges Employers (NACE report lists starting salary projections for class of 2019 from employer data. Entry level salaries–Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Computer Science Department

Halsey Science, Room 229B
(920) 424-2068
Contact us

Office Hours: Fall 2020
Mary Margaret Hollstein

Academic Department Associate
In-person: MTu 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Virtual: WTh 8:00 a.m. –  12:00, 12:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual: F 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
hollsteinm@uwosh.edu

George Thomas
Department Chair
Halsey Science 218
Virtual: MWF 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
or by appointment.
cschair@uwosh.edu

 

Regionally Located

Oshkosh and the surrounding areas are an economic and financial hub in Wisconsin with ample positions for UW Oshkosh computer science graduates, including:

  • 4imprint
  • Bemis
  • Epic Systems
  • GE HealthCare
  • Hoonuit
  • J. J. Keller
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Menasha Global LLC
  • Mercury Marine
  • Oshkosh Corporation
  • Plexus
  • Secura Insurance
  • Thrivent
  •  US Bank

Regionally Located

Oshkosh and the surrounding areas are an economic and financial hub in Wisconsin with ample positions for UW Oshkosh computer science graduates, including:

  • 4imprint
  • Bemis
  • Epic Systems
  • GE HealthCare
  • Hoonuit
  • J. J. Keller
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Menasha Global LLC
  • Mercury Marine
  • Oshkosh Corporation
  • Plexus
  • Secura Insurance
  • Thrivent
  •  US Bank

Computer Science Job Titles

Students can take advantage the wide variety of job opportunities in this expanding and lucrative field. 

  • Application Developer
  • Compuer Scientist
  • Database Administrator/Analyst
  • IT Security Analyst
  • Programmer
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Web Developer

Computer Science Department

Halsey Science, Room 229B
(920) 424-2068
Contact us

Office Hours: Fall 2020
Mary Margaret Hollstein

Academic Department Associate
In-person: MTu 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Virtual: WTh 8:00 a.m. –  12:00, 12:30 p.m – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual: F 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
hollsteinm@uwosh.edu

George Thomas
Department Chair
Halsey Science 218
Virtual: MWF 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
or by appointment.
cschair@uwosh.edu