Southwestern’s Computer Science program is directed at students who want a real-world education in software development in the context of Christian values of service. The program teaches problem-solving skills, develops professionalism and ethics, teaches multidisciplinary cooperation, teaches teamwork and best practices.

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Programs

Computer Science (B.S.) Program

Southwestern Adventist University’s Computer Science program is directed at students who want a real-world education in software development in the context of Christian values of service. The program teaches problem-solving skills, develops professionalism and ethics, teaches multidisciplinary cooperation, teaches teamwork and best practices.

Computer Science (A.S.) Program

Southwestern Adventist University’s Computer Science program is directed at students who want a real-world education in software development in the context of Christian values of service. The program teaches problem-solving skills, develops professionalism and ethics, teaches multidisciplinary cooperation, teaches teamwork and best practices.

Computer Science (B.S.), Emphasis in Cyber Security

Southwestern Adventist University has a long-standing reputation for producing ethically-sound, trustworthy, well- rounded graduates: all being important factors in hiring decisions for cybersecurity positions. Our dedicated, experienced professors work closely with students to help them master both the technical and professional skills they will need to succeed as cybersecurity professionals.  

Your Future

Careers

Southwestern Computer Science graduates have found employment as programmers, web developers, database managers, network managers, system administrators, and help-desk managers. Others have gone on to open their own businesses. Several have gone on to graduate school. Some have applied their computer science knowledge to other fields. One has gone on to medical school.

Professions

  • Information Technology Architect
  • Network Architect
  • Data Scientist
  • Security Engineer
  • Storage Engineer
  • Software Quality Engineer
  • Desktop Support Engineer
  • Information Technology Coordinator

30%
Employment of software developers expected to grow 2010 to 2020.

Faculty Profiles

Daryl Thomas, PhD

Computer Science
Professor and Department Chair
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Miguel Espinosa, MBA

Computer Science
Assistant Professor
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