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Welcome to the Department of Computer Science Web Page! The department offers majors and minors in computer science along with a Master of Software Engineering (MSE) program.

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NEW - 5 Year Computer Science BS & Master of Software Engineering (MSE) Track

Further information can be found in BSMSE-DualDegree.

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Need Money for college? Check out the scholarship opportunities below:

National Science Foundation Graduate S-STEM Award

The UW - La Crosse Computer Science Department has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant ($526,000 over 5 years) in the S-STEM program. Further details, including the application process, can be found at http://www.cs.uwlax.edu/S-STEM.

National Science Foundation Undergraduate
S-STEM Award

The UW - La Crosse Computer Science Department and the Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology Program at Western Technical College has been awarded a National Science foundation grant ($597,000 over 5 years) in the S-STEM program. Further details, including the application process, can be found at http://www.cs.uwlax.edu/UGSSTEM.html.

 

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Employment Outlook

The U.S. Department of Labor reports in its Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-09 Edition, which covers the 2006-2016 decade, that Computer Software Engineers will remain in high demand. The most recent report says

"Job prospects should be excellent, as computer software engineers are expected to be among the fastest-growing occupations through the year 2016."

"Employment of computer software engineers is projected to increase by 38 percent over the 2006-2016 period, which is much faster than the average for all occupations."

"According to Robert Half technology, starting salaries for software engineers in software development ranged from $66,500 to $99.750 in 2007."

 

 

 


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