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Walla Walla Community College

Why Choose WWCC for Computer Science?

Computers are an essential part of modern life. And just about every industry needs technology experts to create products, manage data or keep things running. In our Computer Science program, you’ll learn how to program, network and troubleshoot computers. You’ll get hands-on experience through lectures, labs and on-the-job training. With the skills you learn here, you’ll be able to land a job in information technology (IT) or transfer to a four-year college. If you’re curious, creative and good at solving problems, you could have a future in Computer Science.

Careers in Computer Science

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A strong set of computer skills can open up a world of job possibilities. You could program computers or write software. You could design websites or apps. You could build, sell or repair computers — or work at a help desk. You could even analyze data for scientists, governments or businesses. Or you could manage an organization’s information security. The options are endless. Technology is always changing. And computer experts who can keep up with the latest will be in high demand for years to come.

Certificates & Degrees in Computer Science

At WWCC, you can choose different pathways to success. For the fastest way into the workforce, choose a one-year certificate. For more in-depth training, you can earn an associate degree in Networking or Software Design. And if you want to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, the Associate in Science degree will prepare you to transfer to a four-year program.

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Computer Science Program Details

Entrance Requirements

Students may enter the program fall, winter or spring quarter, however, due to course sequencing, it is recommended students begin in the fall. In order to start this program, the placement process must be completed through the Testing Center. Visit for more information.

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates successfully completing the program are employable in their degree area, at a living wage job with benefits.
  • Program completers are encouraged to pursue bachelor level programs in computer science.
  • Program maintains advanced certificate, degree and endorsements that are current with latest industry standards.

Scholarship Opportunities

At WWCC, we’ll help you find scholarships that may be open to you. Scholarships provide money for school that you don’t have to pay back. They can be used for things like tuition, books, tools and fees. They come from sources like the WWCC Foundation, local businesses and private funds. Some

WWCC programs also have scholarships for students working toward a certain certificate or degree. You might qualify based on good grades, financial need or the potential to benefit from school. The bottom line: You have options. We’ll help you explore them at WWCC.

Paying for Your Degree

There are lots of ways to pay for college. We will work with you to find the right mix of support so that you can go after your dreams. Talk with us to learn more about:

  • Work study — work part-time on campus while you earn your degree.
  • Emergency funds — for students who are struggling to make ends meet.

You can go to college. Start exploring your options today.

Other Information

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