Computer Science

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology
Computer Science

The computer science industry is a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment where creative problem-solving and attention to detail are as important as the computer training you receive — but to get your foot in the door of this exciting career, you'll need the essential computer training first. Start today and join the Computer Science program!

This program will teach you how to write in a variety of programming languages and computing environments. You will also learn mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory — necessary skills for building complex software systems. We'll teach you how to analyze a problem and use critical thinking to identify the computing requirements needed to solve the issue.

This is more than a computer course — this valuable computer training program is your key to an exciting career. The knowledge and skills you take away from the Computer Science program will lay a solid foundation down for a fruitful career.

What are you waiting for? Make it happen today!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Transfer Degree

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.

A list of available transfer degree options for the Computer Science program
At MCC, get an... Emphasis in... Transfer to... To get a... Courses
Associate in Science, Emphasis in Computer Science Computer Science Arizona State University (Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering) Computer Science
(Bachelor of Science)
University of Arizona Computer Science
(Bachelor of Science)
Northern Arizona University Computer Science
(Bachelor of Science)

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Computer Science program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

Network and Computer Systems Administrators

$81,334

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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