Computer Science


Computer occupations are great field for students who either plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, or develop the knowledge and skills necessary to function as a computer applications specialist in a variety of working environments. Applied skills are developed through “hands-on” training utilizing modern computer equipment and software. Transferability and specific requirements can be determined only by the receiving institution. Curriculum is often used as a resume builder for current or potential employees.



  • Large computer, gaming, app building, and software companies
  • Social media companies
  • Research companies
  • Government entities
  • Large Manufacturers
  • Financial service provides
  • Healthcare


The median annual national wages for Computer Occupations ranged from $57,000 - $130,890 in May 2020. The median state (Texas) annual wages ranged from $50,650 - $121,910. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $24,650, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $62,150.

In May 2020, the highest levels of employment and the annual average wage for that industry were as follows:

  •  Computer Systems Design and Related Services $ 99,370
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises $ 96,930
  • Software Publishers $ 113,350 • Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services $ 96,800
  • Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services $ 97,440

U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections PSB Suite 21352 Massachusetts Avenue NE Washington, DC 20212-0001


We have several online resources for more information about this department and its specific program(s).

Contact a Faculty Advisor:

Applying to NTCC's Computer Science program is an easy process.

  1. Apply to Northeast Texas Community College as a new or returning student
  2. Meet with faculty advisor (face to face, or virtually)

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For More Information Contact

Will McWhorter