Computer Science

Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Through hands-on software design and testing, you’ll learn how to develop and analyze programs and the computing machinery that runs them. 


  • Global Campus (Online)
  • Pullman
  • Tri-Cities
  • Vancouver

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Certificate
  • Doctorate
  • Master's
  • Minor


  • Curriculum provides a solid technical background in math, science, and engineering 
  • Several focus areas to choose from, including artificial intelligence and cybersecurity
  • Industry and university partnerships provide networking and internship opportunities 
  • Learning labs include SGI and HP workstations for graphics and animation, PC operating systems based on Linux, PC-based networking, and microprocessor development 
  • Join a math, science, and engineering residence hall in Pullman, where you can study with your neighbors, get free tutoring, and use the hall’s computer lab 


With a Computer Science degree, you can work in: 

  • Software engineering and development 
  • Database administration 
  • Quality assurance analysis 
  • Computer animation  
  • IT project management and consulting 
  • Game and app development 
  • Research and development 
  • Data analysis

Transfer Students

WSU accepts credit from Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate, and CLEP exams, associate degrees, Running Start and more.  

You’re considered a transfer student at WSU if you’ve received college credit post-high school.  

Use our Transfer Course Search Tool to determine what courses you need to take at your current institution to transition to WSU smoothly. 

Admission to WSU and admission to your desired major are two separate processes. Contact your academic department for specific requirements and prerequisites unique to your major.   


Complete the General Scholarship Application to be eligible for 700+ WSU scholarship programs, including ones specifically for a major you’re interested in. Use our search tool to find more scholarships outside WSU.  

Fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or WASFA (Washington Application for State Financial Aid) to be considered for scholarships, grants, loans, and other forms of aid. 

Internships, Jobs, and Work-study

Find hundreds of student-friendly jobs, internships, and work-study opportunities with our WSU student job board, Handshake. You can also check with departments for internships specific to a major. 

Get advice and learn more at the Academic Success and Career Center. 

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Degree Options

Computer Science

  • Pullman
  • Vancouver
  • Tri-Cities

Master of Science in Computer Science

  • Pullman
  • Vancouver
  • Tri-Cities

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

  • Pullman

Computer Science

  • Pullman
  • Vancouver
  • Tri-Cities

SQL for Beginners Professional Certificate

  • Vancouver
  • Global Campus (Online)

Python for Beginners Professional Certificate

  • Vancouver
  • Global Campus (Online)


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