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Computer Science, B.S.

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Computer Science Degree

Become an innovator and technology leader in one of the fastest growing and highest paid career fields.

Why Study Computer Science?

Connect one-on-one with faculty, fellow students, and other professionals through classroom instruction, hands-on learning, and internships:

  • Work with machine learning algorithms and datasets to train computers to analyze data and make predictions about the world.
  • Learn cutting-edge topics like machine learning, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing.
  • Develop skills in today’s most relevant area of computing – machines that mimic cognitive functions, such as learning, problem-solving, pattern recognition, and language understanding.
  • Work alongside your peers and faculty to create innovative solutions and intelligent computer programs.
  • Gain practical experience during various internship opportunities.
Artificial Intelligence

Concentration in Artificial Intelligence

With the concentration in artificial intelligence, students will develop skills in today’s most relevant area of computing – machines that mimic cognitive functions, such as learning, problem-solving, pattern recognition, and language understanding. Students will work with machine learning algorithms and datasets to train computers to analyze data and make predictions about the world.

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Contact

Kasey Chermak
Program Director
570-945-8444
kasey.chermak@keystone.edu

What can I do with a degree in computer science?

Career Options

  • Computer Analyst
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Database Administrator
  • IT Programmer
  • Information Technology Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Solutions Developer

Employers

  • Fluid IT Group
  • Keystone College Information Technology Department
  • Lackawanna County Information Services
  • Prudential Investments
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot

Exceptional experiences.
Giant outcomes.

13:1

Keystone student-to-faculty ratio

22%

increase in jobs over the next 10 years

$89,190

Median annual salary for computer science careers

Social Mobility Ranking

Amazing opportunities—on campus and beyond

From internships and experiential learning opportunities to travel and conferences, you’ll have many opportunities to conduct real-world experiences, work with your peers and mentors in your chosen field, and learn first-hand the latest skills to succeed in the real world.

Internships

Students will acquire leadership and management skills, professional growth and personal fulfillment that can’t be gained in the classroom. 

Keystone College student reads on computer
Students Studying In Library

Connections

Over 30 student-run clubs and organizations are available and are a wonderful way to meet people, travel, learn about different subjects, and gain valuable leadership opportunities.

Be Involved

When you become a Giant, you will enjoy campus life in a passionate, close-knit community…a family. Keystone College comes together in many different ways with 18 Division III sports, a variety of student events, 276 acres to explore, and various ways to learn both inside and outside of the classroom.

Featured Faculty

Kasey Chermak, MS

Kasey Chermak, MS

Instructor and Program Director for Computer Science and Information Technology
Patricia Davis, PhD

Patricia Davis, PhD

Professor of Accounting and Program Director of Accounting, Business, Hospitality, and Supply Chain Management
Steven R. Howell, PhD

Steven R. Howell, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology and Computer Science, Faculty Fellow of Assessment, and Chair of Social and Behavioral Sciences Department
Laura Little, DBA

Laura Little, DBA

Assistant Professor of Business and Faculty Fellow for Assessment
Brenda Lidy, MS

Brenda Lidy, MS

Associate Professor and Internship Coordinator for Accounting, Business, Computer Science, Hospitality Management, and Information Technology
Ronda Schiavone, MBA

Ronda Schiavone, MBA

Instructor of Business
Elizabeth Schneider, MBA, JD

Elizabeth Schneider, MBA, JD

Associate Professor of Business  
Sandra R. Smith, PhD

Sandra R. Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor and Program Director of Sport and Recreation Management (BS) and Sport Leadership Management (MS)
Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Donald “Doc” Stacknick, MS

Instructor and Internship Coordinator for Sport and Recreation and Faculty Athletics Representative
Stavros Triantafyllidis, PhD

Stavros Triantafyllidis, PhD

Assistant Professor of Sport and Recreation Management

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