Goals and Course Topics
Set Yourself Up for Success
An organization’s website is an open door. Learn how to keep that door ajar and always welcoming to customers. TU’s software development concentration will keep you ahead of the trends, as you master programming, internet and website advancement as well as project management. Computer Science jobs are among the top growing fields; open that door to your future now.
Your Computer Science Program
Many different programming languages exist in computer science, and job candidates often focus on one specific language required by their employer, as needs will be different from workplace to workplace. TU’s computer science program, with a concentration in software development, gives graduates a foundation of programming knowledge to be prepared to create websites and applications in a variety of languages and device platforms: a unique advantage, to align with industry standards.
With the computer science major, students will be able to identify hardware and various operating systems and will develop and modify programming concepts and computational mathematics to operational computer applications and code. Our classes will teach students to analyze computer science research and apply findings to solve real world problems, as well as compare and contrast knowledge of computer security models.
With the concentration of software development, students will be able to explain and illustrate the reasons for the modeling and design of computer-based systems and interpret and apply object-oriented programming language.
Classes will prepare students for several certifications. The need for professional certifications has been identified through various studies and responses with our industry partners. The program encourages students to sit for as many professional certifications as possible, proving that they have demonstrated knowledge up to industry standards. Tiffin University is a Certiport Authorized Testing Center and has the ability to administer any Microsoft Certifications available. These certifications, partnered with a degree in computer science will allow our students to have a competitive advantage when it comes to job placement and include:
- CompTia Network+
- Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
- Certified Associate in Software Testing (CAST)
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) in Access
- Several Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications in a variety of programming languages
On Campus: Two terms per semester starting in January and August
Online: Two terms per semester starting in January, March, May, July, August and October
- Data Business Process Analyst
- DCA Engineer
- Hardware and Network Specialist
- IT Support Specialist
- Programmer Analyst
- Software Application Developer
- Systems Software Developer
TU Grads have worked for companies like Cleveland Clinic, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, and Vodofone.
At a Glance
- Regional accreditations
- No application fees
- Flexible start dates
- Accepts transfer credits