Computer Science Bachelor's Program

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • College of Sciences
  • Department of Computer Science

Degree completion

  • For students with some college credits
  • Complete at least 30 credits online from ODU

Full degree

  • A start-to-finish curriculum for students to earn a degree online from ODU
  • 120 credit hours

Gain skills in an exciting field that’s growing every minute with ODU's online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

At ODU you’ll learn a wide range of useful knowledge and applied skills. Our computer science curriculum ranges from experimental techniques to engineering methodology. You’ll work on projects that investigate real world problem solving. Our students thrive in a strong conceptual and practical curriculum with hands-on laboratory experiences.

When you graduate, you'll be ready to enter the world of professional software development and other in-demand computer science jobs, including network and database administration and information security analysis.

ODU's Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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The faculty who teach our bachelor's program in computer science have diverse research interests and are leaders in areas such as:

  • modeling and simulation
  • cloud computing
  • internet infrastructure and measurement systems
  • data-driven analytics
  • data science
  • computational biology
  • web science
  • social media
  • machine learning
  • mobile computing
  • and more.
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  • We've partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. The Guaranteed Admission Agreement is intended to ease the transfer process between these select colleges and Old Dominion University.

  • ​To earn a bachelor's degree from ODU, you must complete at least 30 credit hours with us. Our online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science requires 120 credit hours total.

    Talk with our enrollment team to determine if you have academic credits that will transfer to this computer science program. The catalog can serve as a guide for planning your course of study.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $408 per credit hour*
    Out-of-State Students
    $439 per credit hour

    Active duty military students may qualify for a discounted undergraduate tuition rate.

    These tuition rates are effective Fall 2024 and subject to change. 
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

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  • Our BSCS alumni are working at:

    • IBM
    • Lockheed Martin
    • Northrop Grumman
    • Anthem
    • Huntington Ingalls
    • Old Dominion University

Our dedicated enrollment team will guide your transition to ODUGlobal.

  • This program is available completely online, which means you can apply to ODU as a freshman.

    Already have college credits? Before you apply, our enrollment team can provide a free transfer evaluation to see how your credits will transfer to ODU.

    No matter where you're starting, we'll help you succeed from application to graduation.

  • ODU has partnered with the Virginia Community College System and select educational institutions to make transferring easy. 

    Learn more about Guaranteed Admission to ODU.