The United States has a system of computer science and information technology (IT) education with endless opportunities for international students. Any international student who graduates from secondary school or the equivalent can pursue a computer science/IT higher education in the United States in one form or another. In 2009, over 40,000 international students studied computer and information sciences in the US, fully 6% of the 671,000 international students that chose the US as their study destination. Another 13,000 international students concentrated their studies in mathematics and statistics.
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Widespread Availability of US Computer Science/IT Education - computer science and information technology degrees and diplomas are offered by most US universities and colleges.
Undergraduate Computer Science and Information Technology Credentials in the USA - not only are there a wide variety of degrees available - bachelor's and associate's degrees - but also specialized and dual (joint) degrees. To learn more about 3-4 year bachelor's degrees in computer science, click here. To learn more about specialized bachelor's degrees in computer science fields, click here. To learn more about 3-5 year dual (joint) degrees, click here. To learn more about 2-year associate's degrees in computer science, click here.
Many Sub-Disciplines From Which to Choose - with typically 128 credit hours in a 4-year computer science bachelor's degree, students are able to choose from a range of computer science and non-computer science specializations and electives. To learn more about computer science sub-disciplines, click here.
Flexible Programs of Study in Computer Science - from part- and full-time and distance education delivery formats, to co-op and international exchange. To learn more about flexible programs of study in computer science, click here.
Accreditation of US Computer Science and Information Technology Programs Assures Academic Quality, Improvement and Accountability - the US pioneered accreditation of computer science schools through organizations such as the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board. To learn more about accreditation of US computer science programs, click here.
Computer Science Education in a Multicultural Environment - learn from computer science professors and students from all over the world. To learn more about computer science education in a multicultural environment, click here.
Why International Students Should Enrol In A US Computer Science Program - click here for three of the most important reasons why you should enrol in a US computer science program.
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