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Prepare for a Great Career in Computer Science


If you are planning on earning a bachelor’s degree in computer science, starting at NECC can save you thousands of dollars on your path to a career as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database manager, and more.

Why Choose NECC?

The program includes foundational coursework in computer science and mathematical concepts, as well as the liberal arts courses required to complete a bachelor’s degree. In this program you will:

  • Learn and work in computer labs with state-of-the-art hardware and software
  • Benefit from instruction in database management, programming, and information security
  • Have access to tutors and career advisers
  • Participate in career workshops designed to help you succeed in college and beyond.
  • Gain real-world experience through internships

Because of NECC

You will be prepared to transfer to a large number of bachelor degree programs to pursue many types of careers.

You can:

  • Transfer to bachelor degree programs in information technology, computer science, computer security, or a related field
  • Save on the cost of earning a bachelor’s degree while benefitting from NECC’s educational supportive staff and resources
  • Prepare for a career as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database manager, and more

Top 10

Computer and Information
Sciences: Transfer Option
is one of NECC’s top ten
largest programs

Quote:

I looked and I thought ‘I can do Northern Essex.’…In addition to being affordable, it was close to home.”

Taylor Langlois, Computer & Information Science


 

Hear What Taylor Langlois, Computer and Information Sciences Student, Has to Say

View video on the NECC YouTube Channel.

 

Courses, Requirements, and Program Notes

 

Career Paths & Job Market

Career Paths

Career Paths

Career opportunities in computer science are continuing to grow. You could choose to work as a computer programmer, systems analyst, database manager, and more depending on your level of education and training.

Transferring to a 4 year College or University

Transferring to a 4 year College or University

See Transfer Information under Academic Advising.

NECC’s Academic Support Services has an extensive list of colleges that regularly recruit NECC transfer students.

Contact

Department Chair

Department Chair

Michael Penta, Department Chair

Haverhill Campus,
Hartleb Technology Center
Office: TC-219
Email: mpenta@necc.mass.edu
Phone: 978-556-3892

Faculty Contact Information

Faculty Contact Information

Ethel Schuster

Lawrence Campus
420 Common Street
Office: LH-205
Email: eschuster@necc.mass.edu
Phone: 978-665-5811

Michael Penta, Department Chair

Haverhill Campus,
Hartleb Technology Center
Office: TC-219
Email: mpenta@necc.mass.edu
Phone: 978-556-3892

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