Department Chair: Matt King
Department Secretary: Marie Notholt
Room: A-304
Phone: (201) 447-7140
Computer Science Liaison: David Wang

Our Mission

The mission of the computer science department at Bergen Community College is to train and develop students in information technology, computer programming, database programming, network administration, web development, gaming, and overall computer science protocol.

Career Paths

The Associate of Science degree (A.S.)- Information Technology option and the Applied Associate of Science degrees (A.A.S.) with options in database programming, network administration, web development, and game programming are designed to provide students with the coursework needed to transfer to a four-year institution and pursue a bachelor’s degree in information technology and computer science. The curriculum provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a pathway to careers including computer programmer, computer systems analyst, software developer, and web developer. Students can take coursework and concentrated options in information technology, database programming, network administration, web development, and game programming. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with Bergen Community College faculty and Career Services as they begin to explore career options. Students can also utilize Career Coach, a resource provided by Bergen, to explore degree programs and corresponding careers https://bergen.emsicc.com.

Transfer Opportunities

Students pursuing the Associate of Science degree (A.S.)- Information Technology option and the Applied Associate of Science degrees (A.A.S.) with options in database programming, network administration, web development, and game programming can transfer into majors, such as computer science and information technology. Students are encouraged to work closely with Bergen Community College faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer https://njtransfer.org.

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