Why study Computer Information Science at Washburn?

If you want to build a career in programming, networking, database administration, web development, documentation, quality assurance, data science, or digital forensics, our bachelor’s degree options will give you the foundational skills to make it happen.  Work with your advisor to determine which is the best for your goals.  All bachelor’s degrees can be completed in four years.
Career Forecast Bright Outlookon campus
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What sets CIS at Washburn apart?

  • Computer science majors have broad-based skills preparing them for varied career paths. You’ll learn from experts in the field, not graduate students, in small classes.
  • Find your people on campus with the Student Computing Association.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to complete original research with faculty mentors, and present your research at a conference.
  • Scholarships are available for first-time students, transfer students, and continuing students in this program.
  • Internships and cooperative experience opportunities are available for qualifying students. Work with your advisor to learn more about these 1-3 semester work-experience options.

Student/faculty ratio


Qualities for success



Persistence and patience

Communication and collaboration 

Graduate with experience


of students conduct capstone, research, or an internship prior to graduation.

GET IN TOUCH WITH Department of Computer Information Sciences

Department of Computer Information Sciences
Stoffer, Room 304
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1739

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