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Professional Computer Science B.S. Degree – Graduate Success

As of June 2014, there are 106 graduates of the program. Graduates are employed as software engineers, software developers, systems engineers, and product specialists at companies like Boeing, Disney, Garmin, and Hewlett Packard. Here are a few of graduates:

Eric Byers, aviation software engineer with Garmin
First degree: business administration, aviation management, entrepreneurship

 

Chauncy Faulkner, software engineer with Slalom Consulting
First degree: psychology

"The post-bacc Computer Science program at OSU was intense, but it taught me that I can learn hard things and now I'm in my dream job and feel prepared to tackle tough projects at work."

 

Nicklas Knudson, computer engineer with Army Corp of Engineers
First degree: biology

“I enjoy getting up in the morning because I have a job that I love, and I have an incredibly good work-life balance that I’ve never had before in my life. This program has improved the quality of my life immeasurably.” more...

 
Matt Staten talks about how OSU's online degree program changed his life.

Matt Staten, product specialist with Huron Consulting Group, Lake Oswego, Oregon
First degree: anthropology

“The online degree program allowed me to get a computer science degree in a short period of time and go from having several odd jobs unrelated to my degree, to starting a career.” more...

 

Bental Wong, software engineer with Hewlett Packard, Vancouver, Washington
First degree: business

“I found my true calling.” more...