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Imagine the endless possibilities at Southern Illinois University.


Companies are asking every American to give it a shot to learn computer science, kicking off the Hour of Code campaign for Computer Science Education!


Why Learn Computer Science?

Computer Science is more than just programming. It's a gateway to solving the world's most exciting challenges. It's about understanding how technology works and harnessing its power to transform industries, from healthcare to entertainment, finance, and beyond.

Be a Problem Solver: Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that are essential in today's world. Tackle real-world challenges and make a tangible impact.

Innovation at Your Fingertips: Create innovative software, design algorithms, and explore cutting-edge technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Limitless Career Opportunities: Prepare for a future-proof career with endless possibilities. Computer science graduates are in high demand across every industry, offering lucrative job prospects.

Shape Your Future with Computer Science

Whether you dream of becoming a software developer, data scientist, cybersecurity expert, or game designer, computer science provides the foundation you need. Embrace the opportunity to be at the forefront of technological innovation and change the world.

Join a Global Community: Be part of a diverse, global community of thinkers and innovators. Collaborate on projects that have a global impact.

Continuous Learning: The field of computer science is always evolving. Keep up with the latest technologies and methodologies, ensuring you are always on the cutting edge.

Become a Driver of Innovation

Computer science is not just about understanding current technologies; it's about pushing boundaries and creating the future. Be inspired to think creatively, innovate, and transform your ideas into reality.

Empower Your Creativity: Use technology as a canvas for your creativity. Develop apps, software, or systems that make a difference.

Impactful Work: Work on projects that matter. From improving healthcare systems to advancing environmental protection, your work in computer science can change lives.

Check out our Undergraduate Program and start earning a Bachelors degree today!