Career Options

You may study computing science as an end in itself, or as a tool in another field of interest. Computing science enhances the way you study and work in any area.

You can combine computing science with many careers, for example:

  • Business
  • Game design
  • Music
  • Entertainment
  • Weather modeling
  • Disaster recovery
  • Space exploration
  • Linguistics
  • Humanities
  • Healthcare
  • Environmental studies
  • Medicine
  • Cryptography
  • Forensics
  • Education
  • Economics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Robotics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Biology
  • Research
  • Web development
  • and much more...

To combine computing science with another discipline, you can take a:

  • B.Sc. in computing science with an open specialization which allows you to combine your studies with another discipline
  • B.Sc. in computing science and pursue graduate studies in another discipline
  • M.Sc. or Ph.D. in computing science and use another discipline in your research
  • Undergraduate degree majoring in computing science, and minoring in another discipline or vice-versa
  • Complete your undergraduate degree in another discipline and then take a computing science after-degree

You academic program has many possible variations, so you are encouraged to talk to us. For more information, visit Computing Degrees and Careers.

Where Do Our Graduates Go?

The computing science industry is growing. Our graduates enjoy successful careers at many organizations and academic institutions, including, but not limited to:

Explore Your Career Options

Career Planning

  • Alberta Learning Information Service (ALIS) is an excellent resource for occupational growth projections and wages.
  • CanLearn has information about career exploration, skills assessment, educational institutions and finances.

Exploring Careers in Information Technology (IT)

  • ACM Computing Degrees & Careers can help you decide how to develop the skills you need for a successful computing career.
  • CareerMash allows you to explore tech combination careers in a variety of different ways.
  • Computer Science Online provides career and developmental information related to the world of computer science.

Employment Opportunities

Graduate Student Options