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Computer, Information, and Data Science Careers
Computer, Information, and Data Science Careers

Computers, data, and information have become integral components of every all businesses, industry, healthcare, and government functions. People who major in an area that plugs into this arena are in high demand. Choosing which major is best for you can be a challenge. At Benedictine University, we can help you identify a major that suits your interests and your aptitude. Common majors offered at Benedictine University that are sought by these employers include Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Data Science, Engineering Science (Computer Engineering path), and Mathematics. You can also major in Business or a science, and minor in computer science or mathematics.


Alumni SpotlightText 


Nina Goyal, BS, MD


After receiving her BS in Biology from Benedictine, Nina Goyal earned her M.D. at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, D.C. She completed her residency in ophthalmology at Rush University Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident, and finished a glaucoma fellowship with University Eye Specialists in 2007. She is an assistant professor in the Rush Ophthalmology department, performing complex cataract surgeries and specializing in the medical, laser and surgical management of glaucoma. Goyal is a member of numerous professional and community organizations, actively raises money for lymphoma research and participates in a myriad of free health fairs for the under-privileged. Goyal is the Director of Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and is currently investigating new surgical procedures for the treatment of glaucoma.

What our students say...


Sarah St.John

BS Chemistry

"BenU was the perfect college for me to foster and grow my scientific knowledge. The professors at BenU take a very real interest in their students and create an environment where asking questions is encouraged and being a little bit different is fun."

The Benedictine Benefit

Birck Hall of Science

Benedictine University has a tradition of excellence in undergraduate science programs. The College of Science at Benedictine offers degrees that provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to enter rewarding careers. Our degree programs in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Data Science, and Mathematics are proven platforms for success. Many students find that combining one of these majors with a minor allows them to create a specialized academic opportunity that suits their passions and their aptitudes, and provides the background highly sought by employers.

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William R. Law, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Science

Tonia Rucker, Assistant to the Dean
Phone: (630) 829-6187
Fax: (630) 829-6186

Dean's Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Dean's Office Location:
Birck Hall Room 119