The online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science prepares professionals to tackle the latest challenges in the field through knowledge of theoretical and technical foundations. Unlike software engineering, computer science takes a broader focus to software systems.
Courses provide basic theory, programming, and other technical skills. Students can use this program to pursue entry-level roles in computing and informatics or to refresh and update their existing computer skills. Classes from the online Computer Science certificate can be applied toward a master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Cybersecurity.
Computer Science skills are valuable for positions in sectors such as:
- Computing and security technology
- Data science
- Health informatics
- Library and information science systems
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Drexel University is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.2 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent