What is the Online Post-baccalaureate Computer Science program?
This is a 100% online degree program through the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Oregon State’s Ecampus that enables anyone with a prior bachelor's degree to earn a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. Checkout the courses offered in the program.
How does the program work?
Students enroll in a total of 60 credits of computer science coursework over the span of 1, 1.5, 2, 3 or 4 years. Checkout the flexible plans. You can begin any term!
How much does it cost?
Tuition is $499 per credit. Each course is 4 credits and there are 60 credits total required to graduate, putting the total tuition cost for the program at $29,940.
How will I pay for it?
Depending on how many credits you take per term, online CS post-bacc students are eligible for financial aid in the form of student loans. Students are required to take a minimum of 6 credits (two courses) per term to be eligible. There are also scholarships available through the College of Engineering. All students are welcome to apply. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more financial aid information.
How will I find a job after I graduate from the program?
We offer career networking events and encourage our students to learn about the variety of opportunities available in the broad field of computer science by meeting our industry recruiters who represent diverse fields, such as: entertainment (Rentrak), medicine (WebMD), and technology (Amazon, Intel, HP, and Garmin, etc.).
What's the Career Showcase?
The Career Showcase is offered twice a year in Portland as a way to connect with your peers and industry professionals.
What are your graduates doing now?
Our graduates are securing jobs in diverse areas of the field as well as pursuing graduate studies. Read about some of our graduates on the Graduate Sucess page.
How do I apply?
First you’ll want to check the minimum requirements for admission and then fill out an online application. Be sure to have all official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended sent to the Office of Admissions. Learn more about the requirements and the process of applying. International applicant? Be sure to work with International Admissions for your application.
What if I'm interested in Patent Law?
If you are interested in meeting the scientific and technical training requirements of the exam for registration to practice in patent cases as agents or attorneys, see our Patent Law Training Options page for more information.
What if I don't want the degree, but I want to take some courses?
Non-degree seeking students who meet the pre-requisites for the course may enroll if there is space available. Learn about the requirements on the Non-degree Students page.
How can I contact you if I have more questions or want more information?