Associate Degree in Computer Science

Salary

Technical support, $50,450 Network support specialist, $64,160 Network architect, $97,700 Network administrator, $77,910 Database administrator, $80,740 Web developer, $67,540 Software developer, $96,260 Computer and information research scientist, $109,260 Programmer, $80,930 System analyst, $85,320 Information security analyst, $91,210

*Bureau of Labor Statistics 2013 annual mean wage. Most positions require bachelor’s degree or above.

Career Info

An associate of science in computer science degree can prepare you for entry-level employment within the Information Technology field or for further study to pursue a bachelor’s degree. There are many growing fields related to computer science, including information security analysis, bioinformatics, game programming, medicine, communications, forensics and law.

Potential Careers

  • Technical support
  • Network support
  • PC technician
  • Programmer
  • Network architect
  • Network administrator
  • Database administrator
  • System analyst
  • Program analyst
  • IT administrator
  • Software engineer
  • Software developer
  • Web developer
  • Information security analyst
  • IT manager
  • Computer and information research scientist