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What You Learn

You get the chance to conduct original research and secure internships in several industries, all while learning in small classes designed to prepare you for the job market.

  • Expand your knowledge of programming languages, techniques and emerging technologies
  • Mitigate and address cybersecurity breaches and threats
  • Study artificial intelligence, data mining, database systems, digital forensics, software engineering and web programming
  • Create and improve computer software and hardware to solve business and communication challenges
  • Build a professional network and benefit from valuable internship opportunities

You can also pursue a combined five-year bachelor's and master's program to quickly earn your advanced degree. Or earn your degree while gaining industry experience in our co-op program. Students participating in this 5-year program, gain 9-18 months of work experience while completing their degree.

Program Options:

B.S. in Computer Science

B.S. in Computer Science | Information Systems

B.S. in Computer Science | Cybersecurity

B.S. in Computer Science | Data Science

B.S./M.S. in Computer Science

Students in building studying

I wanted to stay in New Jersey, and this was one of the best programs for computer science. Kean University is unique because there’s so much diversity to the programs and the people. Everywhere you go you can meet someone from a different place."

Nicholas Alvino '21
Nicholas Alvino, computer science student

After Kean

Alumni from our program are employed in various industries throughout the United States. Sample job titles include:

  • ASP.NET developer
  • Infrastructure site analyst
  • IT process analyst
  • Plant engineering specialist
  • Senior applications developer
  • Software developer 
  • Software engineer



Computer science jobs are expected to increase by 2026, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics


Number of software jobs occurring outside of the tech industry, in banking, government, retail and entertainment

1.2 Million

Computer-related job openings by 2022


A fraction of openings will be filled by U.S. graduates based on current rates

Partnerships and Associations

Kean University’s School of Computer Science is proud to be a member of the following organizations:

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The Computer Science program at Kean is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. It currently accredits 3,709 programs at over 750 colleges and universities in 30 countries.

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