Online Associate of Science in Computer and Information Science

By exploring the foundational elements of computer and information science, Faulkner University’s online Associate of Science in Computer and Information Science degree program offers an excellent starting point for students seeking to further their education or explore careers in the technology sector. All materials and lectures are delivered electronically, offering the flexibility needed to balance your busy everyday life with education. And as with every Faulkner program, you’ll receive a faith-based education in line with the university’s mission and values.

What Does the Program Cover?

The online Associate of Science in Computer and Information Science program at Faulkner features a thorough core curriculum that blends Christian teaching with such subjects as mathematics, science and communication literacy. Students will also dig deep into certain major-specific topics, like computer programming language, database concepts, software design and much more.

Why Pursue Computer Science?

A degree in computer and information science can prepare you for a career in any number of fields, as the problem solving and critical thinking skills bestowed by our program are required across countless industries. Furthermore, computer technology is evolving rapidly, making the program an ideal choice for students always on the lookout for new challenges. Promising careers commonly pursued by computer and information science graduates include:

  • Software developer
  • Computer systems analyst or engineer
  • Network systems administrator
  • Web developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Business intelligence analyst

How Does Faulkner’s Online Education Work?

This fully online degree program can be pursued full-time or part-time, based on each student’s individual needs. If desired, once you’ve received the degree, you’ll have the option of transferring to a B.S. in computer and information science program in junior standing, though you’ll be required to complete further core requirements per the baccalaureate program. Learn more about computer and information science coursework by contacting Faulkner University, or apply to this program online today.

Course Requirements

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  • Must be a high school graduate with a regular or advanced diploma or have a GED certificate
  • If out of high school for less than five years, ACT (minimum 18 composite) or SAT (minimum 970) scores are required. ACT or SAT scores are not required for anyone having graduated high school more than five years ago.
  • ACT or SAT scores are not required for transfer applicants with a minimum of 24 transferable hours from a regionally accredited college or university.

Admission Requirements

Prospective students wishing to enroll in an associate degree program must be a qualified high school graduate who has completed a high school curriculum and received a regular high school diploma, or has a General Education Development (GED) Certificate. Applicants out of high school for more than five years are not required to provide ACT or SAT scores. If out of high school for less than five years, a minimum ACT score of 18 or SAT score of 1290 is required for admission. Applicants who do not satisfy these requirements can apply for conditional admission. You must forward official transcripts from all schools previously attended.

Tuition

Spring 2019 – Summer 2020

TUITION  
Adult – Montgomery Campus $325 per semester hour
Adult/AA – Birmingham Extension Center $310 per semester hour
Adult/AA – Huntsville Extension Center $305 per semester hour
Adult/AA – Mobile Extension Center $325 per semester hour
Military Qualified Students (60 hours or less) $250 per semester hour
FEES  
Eagle I Initiative Fee $100 per semester ($50 if 11 hours or less)
Registration Fee $120 per semester ($60 if 11 hours or less)
Online Course Fee $60 per semester hour
Emergency Response Fee $10 per semester, if at least one course is on campus
Applicable Course Fees see full tuition and fee schedule

If enrolling as a traditional student, please see the full tuition and fee schedule for applicable rates.