Newly Launched BS in Computer Science U.S Degree by Northwood University Offered through ANC
The only Computer Science U.S Degree Completion Program in Sri Lanka Commences in September 2021
With the growing demand and popularity for STEM majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) we are excited to be launching our newest U.S degree program – Bachelors of Science in Computer Science degree (BS) in partnership with Northwood University of Michigan U.S.A.
For over 15 years ANC Education and Northwood University have enjoyed a long standing and mutually beneficial partnership that enabled thousands of students the opportunity to complete a top U.S Business degree in Sri Lanka, ranked ‘Best Private Business School with Excellent Return on Investment (ROI)” among business Schools in USA.
The launch of the Northwood BS in Computer Science degree in Sri Lanka will offer a number of opportunities and benefits for students looking to pursue their higher studies in the field of Computer Science.
- Study all 4 years of your BS in Computer Science degree at ANC and graduate with U.S Transcripts from Northwood University
- Guaranteed Paid Student Internship Programs (GPSI) as part of the curriculum will offer student internships at top U.S partnered organizations in Sri Lanka
- 3+1 option allows you to transfer in your final year to the U.S & be eligible for OPT U.S Work experience up to 3 years.
- ANC has a track record of their graduates being employed within 3 months of graduation
- The financial Cost-benefit of up to LKR 19million when you complete your Northwood degree at ANC
Why Northwood has an Edge over Other Computer Science programs
Employers say that the NO.1 thing that Computer Science graduates lack is the understanding of business and the ability to communicate within the business. Companies consistently express that their IT employees need communication skills and business understanding to manage their departments. What makes Northwood University’s Computer Science degree different from other schools is its focus on Business.
Studying Computer Science from Northwood will provide you with a unique blend of technical knowledge, business understanding and problem-solving ability – a skill set that is increasingly in-demand in modern business; “not only will you build your technical skills, but you will also develop the needed business and soft skills that make you more desirable upon graduation”.
The BS in Computer Science offered at ANC will equip you to become competitive and have an edge with its unique blended curriculum that inculcates a highly hands-on approach to education, with projects and case studies to apply your knowledge and develop your skills in a way that promotes real-world application and lifelong learning.
The Growing Need for Computer Science Jobs
The Sri Lankan IT sector, being the fourth largest export earner in the country, has made an unmatched and ground-breaking presence across the globe in sectors such as communication, banking and financial services, media, retailing, and many more. Top IT Service companies in Sri Lanka like Virtusa, WSO2, CodeGen, 99X and many others have clients across the globe including in USA, UK, Australia, Europe, Middle East and so on and headquarters in these regions.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Computer and Information Technology occupations will add 500,000+ new jobs by 2029, a much faster-than-average rate of growth. They also report that the median wage for computer programmers in 2019 was $86,550 and the median wage for software developers was $107,510, significantly higher than the median $39,810 across all occupations.
In this critical juncture of a growing need for Computer Science professionals, the introduction of the BS in Computer Science degree from Northwood University at ANC Education offers multiple career pathways that will open the doors to thousands of possibilities in the digital space, technology and ICT sector and make you a competitor in the global market.
The Skills you will gain from studying the Northwood Computer Science program include Design, implement and evaluate computer-based solutions, Analyze complex computational problems, Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts, Develop informed responses to computational problems based on legal and ethical principles, Perform effectively as a leader or member on technical teams engaged in projects within the computer science discipline and Software, practices and programming languages including: Java, MySQL, C/C#/C++, Python, Object-Oriented Programming, Networking and Agile Development
Equipped with a Computer Science Degree there is a wide range of career pathways you can pursue such as Data scientist, Web developer, Systems analyst, Business analyst, Product manager, Network architect, Software engineer, Software developer, Full-stack developer, Engineering manager, User interface designer, Database administrator, Cloud computing engineer, Software quality assurance manager, Information technology specialist, Mobile application designer or developer, Artificial intelligence and machine learning engineer and many more.
You can be a part of this highly skilled and dedicated intellectual community in the Sri Lankan IT industry, where the Sri Lankan ICT sector serves a number of Industry verticals with over 300 companies at present. Join the first and only BS in Computer Science degree program in September 2021 at ANC with your O/Levels or A/Levels or with pending results and be eligible for Scholarships up to LKR 500,000/-, exemptions up to 1 year with your A/Levels and other financial cost benefits for early registrations.