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Technology and computer degrees at UA

Let your computer and technology passion guide you. Whether your interest is in design, strategic planning or business, each path leads to in-demand careers. To meet the demand for these careers, UA offers five different bachelor degrees in computer-related fields.

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Akron Guarantee Scholarship

UA offers competitive, merit-based scholarship awards such as the Akron Guarantee Scholarship (AGS), which increases yearly as you progress toward your degree.

Akron Advantage Award

Out-of-state AGS recipients automatically receive the $3,000 Akron Advantage Award (AAA), renewable for up to four years and $12,000 in total.


Computer Engineering

The computer engineering program teaches you to design and develop hardware and software for a range of applications and systems. The program blends classroom work with real-world experience through co-ops and design projects.

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Computer Science

The computer science program teaches you to write computer programs and use computer languages, hardware and operating systems. The program prepares you for careers in software development and software engineering.

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Information Systems (I.S.)

The I.S. program teaches you to analyze business and systems requirements, execute and manage projects, provide technical support and develop digital strategies. The program offers internships, team consulting projects for local businesses, guest speakers, site visits and more.

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Networking, Digital Forensics and Programming

Through internships and a hands-on curriculum, these three degree options within Computer Information Systems prepare you to meet the technology needs of business, government, health care, schools and other industries. Explore our networking, digital forensics and programming options.



This in-demand program — the first of its kind among public universities in Ohio — teaches you to protect data, computers and networks from cyber threats.

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of recent graduates were employed or continuing education within six months.

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of recent graduates were employed or continuing education within six months.

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of recent graduates with co-op were employed or continuing education within six months.

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