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Heartland Community College

Why Computer Science?

Technology has impacted virtually all areas of life, and computer programming is one of the in-demand technology fields with ample career opportunities.

If you enjoy designing and implementing solutions to challenging tasks, computer science may be the field for you. As a computer science professional, you have the opportunity to be part of exciting and dynamic technological changes. Working in this field requires strong problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

The Associate of Science degree with concentration in Computer Science includes transfer courses that prepares you to transfer to a four-year institution or you can go directly into the workplace.

Why Heartland?

Upon completion of the Computer Science Program at Heartland, you can expect to obtain entry-level work as a(n):

  • Software developer
  • Cyber-security professional
  • IT consultant
  • Information systems manager
  • Database administrator
  • Systems analyst

I want to learn more.

Applying to Heartland

Applying early is encouraged, so you can get the classes you need at the times you want. Visit to apply today!