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Computer Science Degrees at CTU Denver South

The field of Computer Science examines the theories and technologies used to build and maintain hardware platforms and software applications. This multifaceted industry can include focuses on computer programming, software engineering, network communications, database administration and more.

Computer Science is also a versatile area of study at CTU. In addition to teaching a foundation in the theories and skills associated with new and emerging technologies, our Computer Science degree programs can help you work to develop competencies to prepare for the growing technical industry.

At CTU Denver South, our diverse faculty brings both depth and breadth of skill across all Computer Science disciplines. Our instructors challenge students to explore, analyze and approach the field of Computer Science in new ways to keep up with quickly changing technology.

Explore a Computer Science Degree

CTU’s Denver South campus offers degree programs including:

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Our bachelor’s degree in Computer Science is designed to teach students about computer programming languages, network systems and software engineering. Students have the opportunity to build computer software solutions through programming with algorithmic techniques, applying industry-relevant methods, processes and skills associated with effective design and development. The types of courses you could take for this bachelor’s degree include Fundamentals of Data Structures, Computer Algorithms and Software Engineering, to name a few.

Master of Science in Computer Science

CTU Denver South’s Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) degree program gives students the opportunity to advance their knowledge of core Computer Science skills and helps them prepare to be leaders and change agents in their chosen industry.

The MSCS curriculum is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of operating systems, network architecture and software system engineering processes. In addition to this foundational coursework, students can also focus their study by pursuing a concentration in Software Engineering.

Additionally, for the sixth year in a row, CTU’s online Master of Science in Computer Science degree programs were ranked among the Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (2020) by U.S. News & World Report.1

Work Towards Your Goals

The demand for Computer Science graduates is growing. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that employment of software developers will grow by 21% from 2018 to 2028.2 Additionally, Colorado is proving to be a notable hunting ground for these tech positions. Boulder, Denver and Colorado Springs ranked among the "Top 20 Tech Cities” in the U.S. in 2019,3 and major tech companies like IBM and Oracle have offices in Denver.4

The Best of Both Worlds

At CTU Denver South, you can combine both on-campus and online classes to meet your Computer Science degree requirements. Whether you want to complete your degree at an accelerated pace or take classes at a pace that best balances your lifestyle, CTU Denver South provides you the option to tailor your schedule according to your goals and needs.

Try Fast Track

The CTU Fast Track™ program is a way for undergraduate students with prior knowledge and experience to accelerate the rate of their degree program. With Fast Track, you can take a series of exams that test your knowledge of key course objectives. If you pass the exams, you can earn college credit for this knowledge and complete your degree program faster. By passing CTU Fast Track™ exams, you can save up to 30% in time and money.* As an added bonus, Fast Track exams are available at no extra cost to all CTU students.

If you are interested in pursuing a Computer Science degree program at CTU Denver South or online, contact our Admissions Advisors.


1. “Colorado Technical University.” U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved from: https://www.usnews.com/education/online-education/colorado-technical-university-126827 (Visited 5/28/2020).
2. “Software Developers.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/software-developers.htm (Visited 5/28/2020). This data represents national figures and is not based on school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.
3. “Tech Town, USA.” CompTIA Tech Town Index 2019, December 2019. https://www.comptia.org/content/research/best-tech-cities-it-jobsTech.
4. Vara, Vauhini. “The Tech Boom’s Second Cities.” The New Yorker. Retrieved from: https://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/the-tech-booms-second-cities (Visited 2/12/18).

*The ability to reduce time in school and/or reduce tuition depends on the number of CTU Fast TrackTM exams successfully passed. Fast Track program credits are unlikely to transfer. Not all programs are eligible for possible 30% reduction in time and money. Courses eligible subject to change.