Troy University has been recognized by Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, Military Times and more as having some of the best undergraduate programs in the Southeast and nation. Whether you are graduating from high school, transferring from a two-year school, or completing your degree as a working adult, TROY offers a wide variety of associate and baccalaureate degrees that will open doors to career opportunities.
Graduate study can help you achieve your career goals! Holders of advanced degrees will be in high demand in the next 10 years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and U.S. Census data shows that advanced degrees increase pay and prosperity Troy University’s Graduate School offers advanced degrees in all five of the University’s academic colleges: education, business, arts and sciences, health and human services, and communication and fine arts. In addition, TROY’s commitment to flexibility means that you have in-class, online and blended options. Plan for your next career by completing your graduate education at TROY. Innovation, knowledge and creativity are all elements for success. Get started today!
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Campus visits are the most important aspect of the college decision making process. Visits give you the opportunity to discover what makes our unique University the right fit for you. TROY welcomes you to come and see what makes our campus different, one that you will want to consider your home away from home.
We invite you to register for a visit Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m. or on specified Saturdays for a TROY Tour or Trojan Day event.
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Global Campus meets the needs of working adults, including military, government agency civilians, teachers and future business leaders who want the opportunities that come with earning a degree. Because adult learners often have different educational needs than traditional students, courses are provided at times and in formats designed around people who work and have other commitments for their time.
Are you curious about learning in the online environment? Would you like to take an online class, but feel that you need more information? Discover more about learning in the online environment, the skills and technologies that are required, as well as some helpful tips on how to become a successful online student.
Computer science lies at the center of all business and communication in today’s ever-shrinking world. Become one of the future elite with a degree in applied computer science from TROY. With specialties such as cyber security and advanced programming, you will be trained in the skills necessary to engage in this constantly changing and evolving field. Whether joining the workforce or continuing on to graduate studies, a Bachelor of Science in applied computer science from TROY can help you realize your full potential.
Taught by a talented and dedicated faculty that combines quality academic standing with real-world skills and expertise, the curriculum equips graduates with the ability to solve problems with computer programs, think critically, administer databases and assist in the administration of networking.
A student tutoring program dedicated to student success is provided through the program as well as an active computer science student organization that organizes academic events, fun outings and networking opportunities with potential employers. TROY’s reputation and partnerships within the field of computer sciences provides students with excellent internship opportunities that can potentially lead to employment with businesses in Alabama and beyond.
As a TROY student, you’ll benefit from a caring and approachable faculty and learn to work individually and as a member of a team on projects that include game designs, cell phone apps, web applications and visualization, among others. You’lll be engaged in course projects and software engineering courses that will prepare you for all of the technological advances in the field.
Graduates of the program are prepared to enter the workforce with the skills necessary to succeed in an ever-expanding and potentially lucrative field. A recent survey of the National Association of Colleges and Employers reported the average starting salary for a person with a Bachelor of Science degree in applied computer science as more than $61,000 annually.
While the demand in computer and technology-related fields has blossomed over the last two decades, data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates even greater growth in the future. Employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow by 15 percent by 2022—faster than the average for all occupations. TROY’s modern and regularly expanding curriculum covers all the major aspects of computer science with a focus on software development—a field expected to grow by 22 percent by 2022.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Science degree in applied computer science might be interested in the following fields:
Potential jobs for graduates include: