The Department of Computer Science welcomes students from all background and programming levels to a dynamic learning environment with small classes, industry-sponsored projects, and personalized instruction and mentoring. Our undergraduate and graduate programs offer specializations that allows students to follow your own interests, and the Career Change Certificate program helps people transition into rewarding IT careers.
All undergraduate computer science students will work alongside industry professionals in our Project Center. Graduate students may choose an industry project as a capstone.
Most SeattleU computer science graduates are employed within 6 months. SeattleU alums can be found at Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and other major firms in the region.
Located in the heart of Seattle, Seattle University is the largest and most culturally diverse independent university in the Northwest. Our campus, located in close proximity to technology powerhouses, enables us to work closely with companies such as Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, PACCAR, Nordstrom, and Costco. Students work with mentors, gain real world project experiences, and are surrounded by exciting career opportunities. Our department is renowned for the year-long industry-sponsored experiential learning program coordinated by our award-winning Project Center. This experience prepares our students to be effective leaders, communicators, and competitive candidates for rewarding careers in the Seattle tech industry and beyond.
Seattle University is educating the next generation of software engineers and computer scientists with strong leadership and communication skills—all empowered to be leaders for a just and humane world.
Seattle University computer science students Ana Carolina De Souza Mendes and Carrie Schaden won 1st place for their Nudge Bud app at the 2021 IASA Student IT Architecture Competition (SITAC).
Amazon’s gift will support efforts to recruit and retain well-prepared computer science students and to connect all students with industry perspectives.
Computer Science students collaborate with Bilimetrix-USA to build an app to support solutions for early detection and treatment of severe infant jaundice.
Tuesday, January 25 at 4:30 PM