Start your pathway at NSCC for career growth in computer science

Thinking about a career in Information Technology? NSCC’s Computer Science Transfer Program prepares you for transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, all the while saving you thousands of dollars by spending your first two years at NSCC. NSCC’s Computer Science Transfer Program combines an in-depth study of programming concepts with a strong focus on math and physical science, as well the liberal arts courses necessary for acceptance into a bachelor’s degree program.

NSCC Computer Science Transfer students will:

  • Learn about database applications, computer organization and architecture and digital logic design
  • Apply high-level mathematics and physics knowledge along with analytical skills to solve software development problems.
  • Design algorithms and develop code using different programming languages.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills in solving software development problems.


Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes


2016 Boston-area Median Wage


Projected job growth in Boston area

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact or call 978-762-4048.

Transfer Agreements for NSCC’s Computer Networking Degree

Students who complete this degree program at North Shore Community College have an opportunity to seamlessly transfer to a public or private four-year college or university to earn a bachelor's degree.

Transfer institutions include:
Salem State University
Northeastern University
UMass Lowell

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education.

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