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Prepare for an exciting career in Computer Science with our 100% online degree program

Affordable and Accessible

With generous transfer credit policies and low tuition, you can earn your degree at an affordable price and gain the skills and knowledge you need to continue your education or advance in your career. Log in from anywhere when it’s convenient for you.

Expert Support

You’ll receive academic support from knowledgeable instructors dedicated to your success and access to tutoring and assistance in our Student Success Center. Our tech team is available to help you with any computer needs.


We designed our programs to prepare students wishing to pursue a career in the most sought-after jobs. The institution prepares students for transfer and also supports those who seek a shorter-term credential for positions in industry and other specialized areas.  

Why Choose Murray State College?

Murray State College has been setting students up for success since 1908. Our goal is to prepare our students to succeed in whatever future they wish to pursue. Whether they continue to advance their education or enter the workforce, our graduates move forward with the proper tools and skills needed to be successful in life!

Program Requirements and Course Details
Associate of Science in Computer Science

The Associate of Science in Computer Science at Murray State College strives to provide up to date, sound instruction in the computer science discipline to ensure students gain a firm foundation in core concepts, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and the competencies necessary to communicate effectively with information technology professionals, customers, and team members. Students are exposed to various computer applications, hardware, software (both operating systems and languages), and more.

Coursework places a substantial emphasis on hands-on, practical experience of the concepts and skills taught, creating an opportunity to immediately apply new knowledge, build skills, and inspire lifelong learning in the discipline. Graduates are able to demonstrate to employers that they have gained a general knowledge of information technology systems, including programming languages and networking concepts, and the interpersonal skills essential in today’s job market.

Depending on background and experiences, graduates of the program may obtain employment in the following roles:

  • IT Help Desk Technician
  • Support Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Automation Technician
  • Software Developer

Graduates may also consider transferring to a four-year institution for further study and to prepare for roles such as:

  • Mobile App Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • AI Engineer
  • Video Game Developer
  • IT Project Manager
  • Systems Architect
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Web Developer

37–38 credit hours in general education courses
26 credits hours in program core and recommended electives courses

If you would like to receive a tentative evaluation of transfer credit,
please contact Online Admissions at 580.319.5453 or

Associate of Science in Computer Science Degree Requirements

General Education Requirements

Course #Course DescriptionCredit Hours
ENG 1113English Composition I3
ENG 1213English Composition II3
HST 1483US History to 1877 (or) HST 1493 US History since 18773
GVT 1113American Federal Government3
PHS 1114 or
BIO 1114
General Physical Science or General Biology4
ART 1113Art Appreciation3
MTH 1513Precalculus Algebra3
BC 2113Business Communications3
CIS 1113Computer Applications3
COL 1211Success Strategies1
Liberal ArtsAny area 6 course from catalog3
Health & WellnessAny approved Health, Wellness, and Human Performance Course2
HumanitiesHumanities Courses to be selected from electives3

Program Core and Recommended Electives

MTH 1613Plane Trigonometry3
MTH 2215Calculus w/ Analytic Geometry5
CS 1613Programming I3
CS 1623Programming II3
CIS 1653 *Data Comm & Network Fund3
CIS 2213 *Database Management Systems3
MTH 2315 *Calculus II w/ Analytic Geometry5
CS 1313Programming Fundamentals3
CS 1533Introduction to Visual Basic3
CS 2163 or
CS 2263
C++ Programming or C# Programming3
CIS 2223Systems Analysis3
* Strongly Recommended

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