Program at a Glance

Program Type
2-year Associate Degree
Area of Study
College & University Transfer
Computer & Information Technology
Science, Math, & Engineering
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See What You Can Be with a Computer Science Associate Degree

Gain a solid understanding of computer science principles and transfer to a four-year institution to complete your education and get started in your career.

Why Choose Germanna

Germanna's computer science coursework successfully teaches you the basic mathematical and scientific concepts behind computers and their programs. Get hands-on programming, problem solving, and design experience and prepare to transfer to a four-year school of your choice.

Career Options for Computer Science Degree

  • Computer Scientist: Uses technology to solve problems and prepare for the future.
  • Data Scientist: Collects large amounts of data using analytical, statistical, and programmable skills.
  • Software Engineer: Applies software engineering principles to analyze user requirements. Based on the insights gained, they design, develop, test, debug and deploy software.

Transferring After Germanna

Visit our Transfer Services page to learn more about transferring after Germanna. Explore over 45 partner colleges and universities and review Germanna’s guaranteed admission agreements.

What You'll Learn

In-Demand Skills:

  • Problem solving
  • High-level programming language
  • Computer organization skills
  • Digital and information literacy
Course Highlights
College Success Skills
English and Communication
Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming

Courses may vary from semester to semester. Please consult the college catalog for the most up-to-date information.


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We’re thinking differently at Germanna and shaping an entirely new approach to career-focused education. Our faculty has extensive teaching experience and can break down complex concepts as you gain more knowledge of the field.
Work Experience
Work experience can help you identify areas of opportunity for advancement. At Germanna, education and training are available for any stage of your career.
Technical Training
Technical training and career-based certificates can further develop the specific job skills you need to advance in your current job or change careers.
Associate's Degree
Our associate degrees can prepare you for entry-level careers, professional certifications, and successful transfer to a four-year school.
College Transfer
Transfer your Germanna credits to top Virginia four-year schools including UMW, VCU, and Hampton U through our guaranteed transfer agreements.
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