Computer Science at JBU

Future-proof your career in an increasingly vital industry

In the computer science major, you will be prepared even for the jobs that don't yet exist in the fast-moving world of technology. At JBU our faculty and staff will guide you through the process of discovering your vocation and developing your skills to impact God's kingdom.

Choose from the following emphasis options (click here for the list of courses)




Computer Engineering

Business Analytics



Gaming/Web Development

Creative Writing







What to expect as a Computer Science student at JBU


Computer science & music? Yes. Computer science & gaming/web development? We've got that too. Design your degree to fit your interests.


Regional companies like Walmart, J.B. Hunt, Field Agent, Hobby Lobby and more are looking for qualified computer science graduates, and our JBU students are sought after for internships and careers.

Job Opportunities

Northwest Arkansas Council reports that there are over 400 unfilled software developer positions in the region with a median salary of $104,000.


The Balzer Technology Center has 40,000 square feet of state-of-the-art labs and learning space.

Accelerated Master's in Cybersecurity

With JBU's 4+1 program, you can begin taking master's level classes as an undergraduate and finish both your bachelor's in computer science and master's in cybersecurity in five years. (You can even finish online once you get a full-time job.)

Access to Experts

Not only will JBU's excellent, caring faculty invest in your future, but you'll have access to classes taught by expert faculty from Christian schools across the U.S.

What could you do with a Computer Science degree?

Software Developer


Systems Analyst


Network Architect


Database Administrator


Web Developer


Information Security Analyst


Technical Writer


IT Specialist


Computer and Information Research Scientist


Prepare for a successful career and a life of purpose

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