Computer Science

Our computer science program’s
can make all your future dreams come true.

Computers and technology are an integral part of our daily lives, and Computer Science is the engine that fuels this revolution. If you are interested in a highly sought after career that provides the unique opportunity to shape and change the future of this world, the Computer Science major is for you.


Why Study Computer Science at CSB+SJU?

Studying computer science at a liberal arts college will set you up for more than just a successful career in computing. In addition to computer science coursework, you will receive a well-rounded liberal arts education that enables you to contribute to society as a technology expert who appreciates the role technology plays. Computer science coursework at CSB and SJU prepares  you for life’s challenges and employment in many areas such as software and hardware development, big data, graphic arts and video games, business applications, law, biology, and even culinary arts.

As a CSB and SJU computer science student, you will be in high demand. Our students have been recruited by big companies in the Twin Cities area, including Target, Medtronic, 3M, Securian, and Mayo Clinic, and nationwide – Uber, Facebook, and Google. Many senior students get multiple high-paying jobs offers well before they graduate.


Program Overview

At CSB and SJU, you will have the opportunity to learn from distinguished industry experts and participate in undergraduate research in one of our new state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratory facilities.

Our department has a strong sense of community, with regular social events and strong community connections:

  • Students teach robotics at local K-12 schools
  • Intro to coding
  • Teams of students regularly attend and place highly in regional programming contests
  • The department has regular socials for students, including board games every Friday afternoon
  • Computer science club

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College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Imad Rahal
Chair, Computer Science Department
CSB Main 262