Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science
Drexel University

Program Details

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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.2 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent