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Computer Science

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

4 years

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Program highlights

Co-operative education

Count on a solid career — develop in-demand skills that top tech businesses want

Be ready to compete ― computer science is one of the fastest growing disciplines today

Well-rounded foundation — discover a wide range of ideas beyond your area of study

Get a well-rounded education that prepares you for a career that's in high demand. The computer science major pairs computing with areas that interest you, such as mathematics, biology, astronomy or geographic information systems — readying you for work in a variety of sectors.

Learn the impact of computing with courses in computing theory, mathematics, programming, operating systems and networking. Beyond the keyboard, you will enhance your skills in communication, creativity, critical thinking and collaboration.

Career possibilities

  • Software developer
  • Software engineer and designer
  • System architect
  • IT manager
  • Game developer
  • Cloud developer
  • User experience (UX) analyst

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Curriculum and courses


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Computer Science major looks to the future of work in Alberta

Demand for computer science graduates in a growing tech world.

Dr. Maryam Elahi, PhD, assistant professor at MRU

The evolving world of cloud computing and digital networks

MRU-led research studying changing landscape.

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High-demand MRU programs get funding boost from province

Business and computer science to add needed seats.

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Faculty of Science and Technology

Mount Royal offers two bachelor's degrees in Science and Technology: The Bachelor of Computer Information Systems and the Bachelor of Science with majors in General Science, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Science, Environmental Science and Geology.

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