Computer Science


Why study Computer Science?

As a student in the Computer Science Certificate program at the University of Cincinnati, you will gain the skills to design, analyze, and develop software solutions for problems in various science, engineering and business domains.

Some important aspects of computer science that a student will learn by completing this certificate are: Basic skills to write computer programs, proficiency in Python programming language, knowledge of data structures and basic algorithms, and some concepts from artificial intelligence, machine learning, operating systems, and cloud computing.

At UC College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), it’s all about you – we strive to help develop you into the person employers want to hire. Throughout your time with us, you will:

  • Gain education and hands-on training on computational systems, software development, data science, and artificial intelligence.
  • Customize your experience with many student organizations and events including ACM student chapter and programming hackathons.
  • Build an impressive resume by complementing your major degree program with valuable, transferable computer science skills.

Admission Requirements

Students admitted to the certificate program should have successfully completed courses in:

  • English (4 units)
  • Preliminary Computer Programming (ENED1100 or CS1005C)
  • Mathematics including high school algebra, geometry and pre-calculus

STEM and Business careers need computing and data analysis skills.

Computer Science skills imparted by this certificate will make practicioners of all STEM and Business disciplines more effective in their respective domains.

This certificate program is open to all UC matriculated and non-matriculated students.

For additional information on international requirements, visit UC’s International Admissions page.

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Students should apply approximately 2 years prior to their expected graduation date.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Raj Bhatnagar
826 Rhodes Hall
Cincinnati, OH 45221
(513) 556-4932

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Program Code: 20CRT-CS-C1