According to Salary.com, careers in Computer Science are considered one of the 10 “Recession-proof” career fields. With or without a recession, there is always competition for top engineering talent. Computer software engineers are challenged to keep current with constant changes emerging in computer technology. Those that keep up will be in high demand.
In today’s economy, businesses will be paying close attention to web marketing efforts as a way to assist with slumping sales. Software Engineers with expertise in the consumer, user-generated Web sector should be in particular demand.
At WVU Parkersburg, you’ll get to work with cutting edge technology and solve interesting problems as you develop the skills necessary for success in software design, computer programming, mobile app development and other related fields.
We offer extensive hands-on experiences in both our 2-year and 4-year programs. Our programs are designed with the input of industry leaders and when students graduate from our program, they possess a degree, certification, and experience – the top three things employers are looking for.
WVU Parkersburg offers a career pathway leading from our Associate Degree in Computer Science into our Bachelor of Applied Technology with a major in Software Engineering.