Computer Science

What is Computer Science?

Computer Science is a rapidly evolving and exciting discipline. Computer science covers the study of computing systems and computation. As more computer applications have been released and grown more complex, the need for programmers, researchers and developers has increased.

Whether you want to work in research, development or a related field, we have a degree option for you. Graduates from our program go on to work at companies like Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and more.

Why Study at Eastern?

Our department is committed to excellence and student success.


Affordable Education

You don't have to sacrifice quality to get an education you can afford.

Small Class Sizes

Most classes are limited to 25-40 students which allows professors to devote time to individual students.

Excellent Job Opportunities

Our graduates have a great record of finding employment soon after graduation.


You Will Learn How To:

  • Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individual, organization, and society
  • Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs
  • Analyze a problem and identify, and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution
  • Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline
Technology-educated individuals are in high demand in today's world. Get a jump start on a successful future here with us!

Considering Computer Science?

Our department encourages collaboration among students and faculty in technology-transfer development and research. In our program, you’ll study computer science in a friendly setting. You’ll work with others who have similar goals, sharing creativity and insights in a way impossible outside of campus.

Careers in Computer Science

Earning a degree or minor in Computer Science from Eastern Washington University leads to many career opportunities:


Database Developer

Information Security

Software Engineer

Systems Analyst

Web Developer

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