MajorComputer Science

Wichita State’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in computer science will prepare you for a high-paying career and is ideal preparation for graduate studies. You’ll have access to some of the best labs and technology in the country—and the chance to work and research with faculty and industry professionals on campus and in Kansas’ center of industry.

Learn how computer science is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

To be admitted into the College of Engineering, you must first be admitted to Wichita State.

For WSU’s admission requirements, and to apply, click the link below.

Inside the Program

Students teach entry-level coding to next generation

Computer science major Zane Storlie developed a three-unit curriculum teaching Scratch, an entry-level coding program, to elementary school students.

Zane taught Scratch to fellow students, and together they're doing their part to fill the coder pipeline in the Wichita area.


The major is ideal if you’re interested in science, engineering or business. In this ABET-accredited program, you’ll study a broad array of electives or concentrate on hardware, computer networking or electrical engineering. As a senior, you’ll work in a team on a two-semester project—giving you practical experience you’ll put to use in your future career.


WSU’s vast industry connections, and work-based learning for every major, gives computer science students the chance to grow their professional network, gain practical experience, earn a paycheck—and open doors to their dream careers.

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