About the Computer Science Program
You Can Keep Your Head in the Clouds with a Career in Computer Science
The fast paced field of computer science is dynamic and ever evolving as new technology emerges, becomes mainstream, then shifts yet again. We start with required core classes across computer programming, operating systems, databases and networking, and computer architecture. Depending on career interests and skill sets, students can specialize in software, gaming and mobile app development as well as cloud computing.
Santa Monica College is one of 19 Los Angeles Community Colleges that has received the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Educate grant, which provides high school and college students with education and training in cloud computing. Increasingly, companies are moving to data centers, hybrid environments and the cloud, creating competitive, yet attractive job prospects. Gain hands-on experience, proficiency and access to a vast library of learning materials, all designed to help you master essential cloud computing skills.
With on-campus and fully online program options, SMC offers a format that works for you.
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