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The Computer Science faculty at Allegheny College agree with Edward Lazowska, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, who said "Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is." Studying Computer Science at Allegheny means that you will be competitive for the computing careers that are projected to account for 73% of all new STEM jobs in the next decade, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Teaching and research in the Department of Computer Science are always student centered. While at Allegheny, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills of the field, in addition to honing your ability to effectively communicate and work in interdisciplinary teams. You will find the field of Computer Science to be filled with fascinating and rewarding challenges as you design, implement, and release mobile apps, web sites, and open-source software that will be useful to teachers, researchers, and industry experts from around the world.


  • Alumni Career Panel

    meet alumni, get career preparation advice, ask questions

    Date: November 14, 2019

  • Coveros Visit

    Marco Corona '14, Senior Consultant at Coveros will visit campus on Wednesday, October 23

    Date: October 21, 2019

  • Coveros Code Camp 2020

    Coveros is sponsoring students to work on open-source projects over the summer

    Date: October 18, 2019

  • Coveros Job Opportunity

    Software Engineering job opportunities at Coveros

    Date: October 18, 2019

  • Hacktoberfest

    ACM will be hosting a Hacktoberfest event on Wednesday, October 23rd from 5 pm to 10 pm in Alden 101

    Date: October 17, 2019

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