Loyola University Maryland

The Rizzo Career Center

Computer Science

Overview of Major
What Can I Do With This Major?
Potential Job Titles
Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers
Learn from Alumni
Additional Web Resources

Overview of Major

The study of computer science combines an up-to-date curriculum with state-of-the art facilities. A few specialties within it are robotics, game development, social network infrastructures, simulation, and data mining.


What can I do with this major?

Learn more about career options in your field by clicking below to learn about different focus areas, typical employers, and strategies to get started. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page for links to Professional Associations, industry job search tools, and resources for additional insight.

Use O*Net for additional career research and to explore the tasks and activities typical in various careers. Browsing through job postings on Handshake (and other sites) while you are still making a career decision can provide insight into the industry; taking note of required qualifications lets you know what skills and experiences to seek out during your time at Loyola.

Potential Job Titles

  • Application Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Ratings Associate
  • Technical Support Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Editorial Design Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Senior Consultant
  • Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Computer and Information Scientist
  • Desktop Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • System Integration Analyst Associate
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Network Engineer
  • Database Administrator
  • Consultant
  • Mathematician

Examples of Internship Sites & Potential Employers

  • RDA Corp
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Philadelphia Insurance Companies
  • NIST
  • Entertainment Software
  • Lucent Technologies
  • COCC
  • Raytheon Company
  • Webloyalty
  • Digital Storage Solutions, Inc.
  • Omni Group, The
  • Bechtel Corporation
  • Aberdeen Test Center
  • General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
  • Computer Sciences Corporation
  • Jeppesen Sanderson, Inc.

Learn from Alumni

Join Loyola Connect, an online networking platform just for the Loyola community, to search for alumni by major, industry, location, and more. Get advice and insight from those who have been in your shoes. You can also explore profiles of Loyola students and alumni on LinkedIn. Considering asking an alum for an Informational Interview to learn more about their career, employer, and industry trends.

Additional Web Resources


Ashley Jean

A self-taught developer, this 2014 graduate hopes to inspire women interested in pursuing a career in STEM

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