Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (with Blockchain Certificate)

Key information
University Maryville University
Country United States
Learning mode Online
Pace Full-time
Duration 48 months
Tuition fee $500 per credit ($64,000 for 128 credits)
Application deadline(s) July

Maryville University is a nationally honored private university in the United States known for its comprehensive and innovative education and way of teaching in which it has received a long list of rankings from notable organizations. It continuously offers a high-quality educational experience that promotes students-first focus, innovation, and commitment to achieving their personal and professional goals through distance learning. Students’ access to first-class online programs makes it possible to pursue education, earn degrees, and reach any goal with convenience and flexibility. It offers Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a built-in certificate in Blockchain that provides an opportunity for the students to concentrate on their interests and career goals while staying at home. The program will provide advanced knowledge in blockchain, machine learning, artificial intelligence, software development, cellular communications, the internet of things, Wi-Fi, and smart devices. It also builds learner proficiency in emerging technologies and industry tools, and creates a real-world experience through experiential and project-based learning.

In the same way, students will be equipped with critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and technical skills, especially when handling complex problems. Throughout the program duration, students will have practical experience and skills in programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, Python, C, C++, MySQL, Swift, SAS, R, and PHP, and will develop in-demand skills in blockchain networks, cryptocurrencies, practical applications, emerging technologies, and ethics. Likewise, students will acquire an in-depth understanding of programming, project management, database applications, big data analytics, data structure and algorithms, as well as legal aspects of blockchain, applications of blockchain technology, cybersecurity, operating systems, robotics, computer vision, and web design. Graduates will perform computer science positions such as computer programmer, blockchain developer, blockchain consultant, algorithm developer, artificial intelligence designer, data analyst, network engineer, security analyst, software developer, and web developer in almost any industry including finance, education, engineering, healthcare, business, marketing, military, and government.

The entry requirements for the Online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (with Blockchain Certificate) at Maryville University are a high school diploma or GED, a high school transcript, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, proof of English proficiency IELTS minimum overall score of 6.0 with 5.0 in each component or TOEFL minimum overall score of 69 with 15 in each component, and an online application.

The program has a full-time duration equivalent to 4 years with 128 credits. Students are required to pay the tuition fee amounting to $500 per credit which is a total of $64,000 for the entire program duration. Other fees are required to be paid in addition to the tuition cost. The university awards a wide range of opportunities including scholarships, grants, financial aid, and loans to help offset the cost of students’ education.

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