Prospective Students

Department of Computer Science

Are you considering Millersville University for a B.S. in Computer Science or Information Technology? We understand that students come from a wide variety of backgrounds and build an academic plan with each student. We take advisement seriously -- your academic advisor will be a full-time faculty member of the Department of Computer Science.

There are three main types of students who go through our program:

  • New Students who have recently graduated from high school
  • Transfer Students who have attended an institution prior to attending Millersville
  • Second-Degree Students who have already earned a B.S. or B.A. degree from Millersville or another institution of higher education

New Students

If you are in high school or about to graduate, you are considered a new student! You may have earned (or will earn) college credit through one of the following ways:

  • Dual-enrollment programs
  • Advanced Placement examinations
  • College Level Equivalency Placement examinations

Please consult our New Students page to learn more about course recommendations

Transfer Students

If you are currently at another instution of higher education and enroll in a degree program within the Department of Computer Science, you are considered a transfer student! You may have earned college credit through one of the following ways:

  • Courses which transfer to Millersville (with a minimum grade of C- or higher)
  • All earned credit opportunities for New Students

If you are transferring from one of the following institutions, please consult their respective pages below

For all other instutitions, please consult Millersville's Transfer Student Page

Second Degree Students

If you have already earned a B.S. or B.A. degree from Millersville or another institution of higher education and enroll in a degree program within the Department of Computer Science, you are considered a second-degree student! You will have earned college credit through your original degree.

Depending on the scope of your degree, the following exceptions could be made (but not guaranteed)

  • Waiving of certain General Education courses (e.g. COMP, SPCH, WELL, AW)
  • Waiving of certain Required Related courses

Official Millersville University Guidance can be found here. Millersville's Second Degree Student Page contains additional information.