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BRISTOL, Tenn., December 15, 2014 – Computer Science Online has released its 2015
rankings of the nation’s Best Online Computer Science Degree programs. Ranked at #28
nationwide is King University’s online bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.
“King University is exceedingly proud to be included on the list of top computer science
online programs in the nation,” says Dr. Matt Roberts, vice president for Academic
Affairs at King University. “Our Bachelor of Science in Information Technology is
taught by some of the top faculty in the field. They are well published, represent
a wealth of experience in the field, and are attuned to a student-centric philosophy.
With that combination, we are pleased by the outcome.”
The colleges and universities who were named to the Best Online Computer Science Degrees
list were deemed to have stand-out online programs in computer science and related
fields, including computer engineering, information technology, software development
and more. The schools were noted to offer generous cost structures, have award-winning
faculty, and offer student support services that make a difference.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it is predicted that software developers
and computer science related careers will grow by more than 20 percent by 2022. In
a society where technology is ever more present, high-quality computer science programs
offered in a convenient online format will continue to increase in demand.
Computer Science Online’s Best Online Computer Science Degrees list “provides students
and industry professionals a wide range of expert-driven research, data, and information
about higher education and career options in computer science and technology.” In
determining the top-ranked online computer science programs in the nation, Computer
Science Online utilized “reputable data and carefully crafted analyses to help students
make more informed college decisions. The experts at Computer Science Online spent
weeks analyzing quality and cost metrics from sources such as the Integrated Post-Secondary
Education Data System (IPEDS), the Carnegie Foundation, and from post-secondary institutions
“The Bachelor of Science in Information Technology has been centered on student success
from the beginning,” says Dr. Mark Overbay, dean of King’s School of Behavioral and
Health Sciences and interim dean of King’s School of Applied Science and Technology.
“We created a balanced curriculum that blends theory and skill development with practical
applications in an atmosphere that fosters creative and innovative thinking. Our instructors
are passionate about their subject areas, teaching, and helping students find jobs
when they graduate. We are honored to be recognized on a national stage for these
efforts and remain committed to continually seek and seize opportunities to further
improve our program.”
Visit http://www.computerscienceonline.org/degree-programs to view the 2015 Best Online Computer Science Degrees list.
King University’s online Information Technology degree program offers concentrations
in cyber security, network management, and programming. Visit http://online.king.edu or contact the King University Office of Admissions at 800.362.0014 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in
1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional
degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health
sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business
administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning
opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA
Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information
about King University, visit www.king.edu. King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of
any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University
is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information, contact
the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community College, 309 College Road,
Richlands, VA 24641.