CCSE Overview

Kennesaw State University's College of Computing and Software Engineering is one of the best in the country, with each of its degree programs being recognized nationally. We are accredited by the CAC Accreditation Commission of ABET in Computer Science, Information Technology and Software Engineering and Game Development. 


A Commitment to Academic Excellence

All of the faculty, staff and administrators are dedicated to helping you succeed as a student here at Kennesaw State University. We pride ourselves on providing the best education for our students and giving them the necessary skills to succeed in industry. Our academic programs include undergraduate, graduate, minors and certificates in Computer Science, Information Technology and Software Engineering & Game Development.


Computing Occupations

High Demand. High Pay. Highly Satisfying

  • Occupation
    What You Will Do
    Median Pay (As of 2018)
  • Computer Network Architect
    Computer network architects design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets.
  • Computer & Information Systems Manager
    Plan, direct or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis and computer programming. 
  • Computer Programmer
    Computer programmers write and test code that allows computer applications and software programs to function properly. They turn the program designs created by software developers and engineers into instructions that a computer can follow.
  • Video Game Designer
    Design the core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines and character biographies. 
  • Web Developer
    Web developers design and create websites. They are responsible for the look of the site. They are also responsible for the site’s technical aspects, such as its performance and capacity. In addition, web developers may create content for the site.
  • Software Engineer/Developer
    Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. Others develop the underlying systems that run the devices or that control networks.
  • Database Administrator
    Database administrators (DBAs) use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and are secure from unauthorized access.
  • Information Security Analyst
    Information security analysts plan and carry out security measures to protect an organization’s computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyberattacks increases.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics