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Computer Science

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Arts and Sciences

Why Choose a Computer Science Certificate?

A certificate in Computer Science will significantly enhance the employability of a graduate from any program at Ferris. Computer skills are among the most important skills an employer is looking for in employees today. It can serve to enhance the expertise of the student in their major field and also serve as an excellent preparation for entry-level positions in the computing field.

Admission Requirements

This Computer Science certificate is open to any student admitted to Ferris State and pursuing a baccalaureate degree except those pursuing the Applied Mathematics Computer Science option. The certificate is designed to complement any Ferris major program.

Graduation Requirements

You will receive the Computer Science Certificate after completion of the requirements with a minimum 2.5 grade point in these courses. No more than 50% of the credits in this certificate may be transferred from another institution.

More Information 

ADVISOR: Dr. James Nystrom
PHONE: 231-591-5864

Department of Mathematics
Ferris State University
820 Campus Drive/ASC 2021
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2225
Phone: 231-591-2565

Required Courses
Credit Hours

Computer Science Certificate - 12 Credits

Programming - Problem Solving
Object Oriented Programming
Data Structures and Algorithms