Bowie State offers four new undergraduate programs designed to prepare students for positions in the growing field of technology. Students can apply now for a bachelor’s degree in Cyber Operations Engineering, Data Science, Software Engineering, and Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics (PPE).
The university strives to meet industry and market demands.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in information technology and computer science occupations are expected to increase significantly by 2030. the university says that projections show that more than 667,000 new positions will be created with a focus on cloud computing, big data collection and storage, and information security, with an average salary of more than $97,000 .
“Our goal is to bring more value to our academic portfolio so that prospective students view Bowie State as a university that offers high-quality computer science, technology, and engineering degree programs, as well as its established reputation. in liberal arts education,” said Dr. Carl Goodman, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Bowie State University.
“We are committed to ensuring that our students are prepared for the new jobs that become available every day in the rapidly growing STEM sectors of our economy. »
– Dr. Carl Goodman, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Bowie State University
Students can also enroll in online degree programs to earn their bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degrees this fall. Online undergraduate programs include computer science, computer technology, and criminal justice. A graduate student can earn an online master’s degree in computer science, culturally responsive teacher leadership, management information systems, reading education, and a doctorate in instructional leadership.
“We recognize that students now, more than ever due to COVID, need to have options for how they graduate,” Dr. Goodman said. “The online degree programs are primarily designed to attract working professionals to Bowie State and give them the opportunity to begin or continue their education from anywhere in the country and around the world. These are just the first online degree programs and more are expected to be available next year,” he said.