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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 


Brian R. Poustinchian, BS. DO


Brian R. Poustinchian, D.O., is a native of Carol Stream and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Benedictine University in 2006. He earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Midwestern University’s Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he currently serves as course director and clinical assistant professor of Internal Medicine. Poustinchian completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County’s Primary Care Internal Medicine Program. He currently practices in the western suburbs as the medical director of the Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospitalist Program. Poustinchian was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Physician Award for outstanding service to Delnor Hospital. He has been published in The Journal of Heart Valve Disease and The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, and has provided continuing medical education presentations in several states.

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."

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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