Computer Science Professor
|Overview:||Teaches courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis.|
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Computer Information Systems: Computer Programming Track
A.A.S. Computer Information Systems: Microcomputer Applications Software Track
|Job Outlook:||Employment of college/university professors is expected to grow faster than average through 2018 due primarily to increases in college and university enrollment over the next decade. Tenure track positions in 4-year colleges will be harder to obtain. More opportunities are available at online universities and community colleges.|
|Starting Salary:||Average annual salaries in four-year colleges and universities are higher than those in two-year colleges. Salaries are based on a nine-month year.|
|Education Level:||Candidates for this occupation generally have completed their Bachelor’s Degree and have continued their education either 1 or 2 years longer.|
|Additional Training/Education:||Four-year colleges and universities generally hire those with a doctoral degree for full time, tenure track positions, but may hire those with a master's degree, or doctoral candidates for certain disciplines, or part-time or temporary positions. In two-year colleges, a master's degree is often adequate for full-time positions.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.