PROGRAMS IN PHILADELPHIA
Harrisburg University offers students in Philadelphia a science and technology education in a way that is not possible elsewhere. Few colleges offer the opportunities for internships and community engagement available at Harrisburg University. Because of our special programs that connect you to the workplace and community leaders in the region, you’ll graduate ready to make an excellent start in your career. Our student body is highly diverse, so you’ll feel right at home no matter what your background. Best of all, Harrisburg University offers you an outstanding private education at an affordable price that’s made even more appealing by excellent scholarship availability. It’s a great place to make the next step in your career and life!
Choose from these Technology Majors
B.S. Computer and Information Sciences
The B.S. in Computer and Information Science is the science behind the coolest gadgets and gear on the market. The skeletons of today’s most powerful websites. And the root of tomorrow’s most rewarding careers. Technology at Harrisburg University is more than just computer screens and keyboards. It’s a hands-on study of the complex information systems and peripherals that power our world and shape our future.
- Computational Biology
This is an interdisciplinary field of science that uses data analytics methods, mathematical modeling and computational techniques to study, understand and manage the biological, behavioral, and social systems. It prepares students to work with researchers across the disciplines of computer science and biology, by teaching them how develop the required methods and software tools, and how to apply them in fields like molecular biology, genetics, and digital forensics. Careers in the field include BioProcess Technical Support Specialist, Computational Biologist, Systems Biologist, Bioinformatics Software Engineer, Bioinformatics Research Assistant, and Bioinformatics Algorithm Developer.
- Computer Science
Computer programs, software and networks are used daily to run business operations. With a concentration in this field, you will learn the skills to develop computer software, customize programs, build and maintain networks, and manage information technology projects.
- Cyber Security
Put yourself in the shoes of the world’s most dangerous hackers. As an information security specialist, you’ll analyze threats to corporate computer systems and prevent the theft of critical data.
- Machine Learning
Welcome to a subfield of computer science that focuses on building systems that can think and make smart decisions through embedding intelligence components. This intelligence is artificially created by the power of software development and computer algorithms. ML gives computers the ability to learn and act smartly without being explicitly programmed, by teaching themselves to learn from experience (data, information and situations collected from the surrounding). This is an ideal major for careers as Machine Learning Software Engineer, Data Scientist (Machine Learning), Robotics Engineering, Computer Vision Engineer, and Quantitative Researcher.
- Software Engineering and System Analysis
Dig deep into the nervous systems that power today’s biggest technology companies. There is now an urgent demand for highly skilled IT professionals with diverse specializations including software design, interface design, web development, network administration and security.
B.S. Cybersecurity Operations and Management (Fall 2018)
The program is available online in an accelerated format!
The Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity Operations and Management program prepares students to become cybersecurity leaders in defending organizations against increasingly more sophisticated cyber threats. Students learn to secure IT environments and infrastructure, design, secure programs, lead forensic investigations across an organization, and manage cyber risks. The program has been developed with national leaders and incorporates the must current thinking and curriculum in cybersecurity. This innovative program positions cybersecurity graduates to immediately step into cybersecurity roles within the private and public sector. The program is multi-disciplinary, and integrates computer science and engineering, math, legal, and cyber-management courses. It is further designed to align with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) framework which is a partnership between government, private sector and academia and focused on education, training and workforce development; and led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Courses are also aligned with the National Security Agency’s (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security’s Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) criteria.
- Cyber Operations Management
- Cyber Management and Leadership
B.S. Interactive Media
From gaming to mobile apps to websites, and from entertainment to productivity to instruction, interactive solutions come in all forms. Whatever your passion, a bachelor’s degree with a major in Interactive Media Design from Harrisburg University of Science and Technology can help you harness the technical, artistic, and management aspects of this dynamic career to maximum impact.
B.S. Management & eBusiness
The program is available online in an accelerated format!
This program combines learning about management and the technical aspects of modern businesses. You won’t take separate isolated courses in business and technology. Instead you will study a curriculum that integrates the latest business principles with cutting edge eTechnologies such as the Internet, web technologies, social networking, mobile computing and wireless communications.
- Business Analytics
Students of this program you will be able to evaluate the potential impact of implementing different solutions to solve business problems, investigate key trends in information technology and apply these new trends in a given context, utilize math and programming skills for a comprehensive understanding of the present and potential future states of an organization and apply complex, technical concepts to make sound business decisions using quantitative methods.
- Digital Marketing
Through this program, you’ll gain a clear understanding of the principles, mechanics, and intricacies of the ever-evolving digital marketing environment. To succeed in this fast moving, high tech business environment demands expertise in Digital Marketing. Individuals with diverse skills and deep understanding of the digital environment are increasingly valuable to their organizations in all sectors. Through practical experience, discussions and projects, you will gain an integrated understanding of the links between paid, owned, and earned channels, which comprise the digital marketing environment. You’ll learn to translate the mechanics of Digital Marketing into actionable marketing programs that drive consumer engagement and bring a high return on investment.