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Computer Business Applications

Program(s) Available: B.A.S.

We all believe we have a good understanding of computers. But do we really? This program dives deep into those applications we consider "proficient" in and actually gets you to that next level.

Why Study Computer Business Applications at Northwest

Northwest's computer business applications program prepares students for the real world of business: professional success in computers. Students learn how to apply spreadsheets, databases, word processing and applications that relate to office procedures. Become an expert at Northwest and carry your skillsets into the business world!

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B.A.S (for transfer students)

For transfer students the Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) is a flexible, individually tailored degree for students pursuing a vocational, technical or associate degree. Coursework for these degrees build on workplace skills and practical career training provided by an associate degree. Students may find a B.A.S. appealing for the following reasons:

  • Shorter time to degree by maximizing the transfer of vocational and technical courses toward a four-year degree
  • Requires fewer Northwest Core courses (general education courses)
  • A personalized and flexible degree plan
  • Cost-effective

Please note this program is not a traditional four-year program. It is structured for transfer students. Check out more on the benefits of our B.A.S. programs.

Online Program

Earn your bachelor’s degree on a schedule that works for you. An online program is available in B.A.S. Computer Business Applications.

Career Ready
Computer Science

I feel like I’ve been prepared for my career since day one. Northwest uses hands-on learning techniques and teaching methods, which are very beneficial for my major. — Sneha Ojha

Career Opportunites

  • Computer systems analyst
  • Applications engineer
  • Business applications manager
  • Application developer
  • Customer service coordinator 
  • Information resource manager

What Can I Do With a Major in Computer Business Applications?


MINK WIC (Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas Women in Computing) empowers women in the computing and technology fields by encouraging them to share experiences and strategies for success. In previous years, more than 240 students, educators and professionals from the region gathered to share their passion for computer science and technology.


Student Organizations

The Association of Computing Machinery promotes interests in computers and applications and connects like-minded individuals. 

The Association of Computing Machinery - Women's (ACM-W) also supports women in computing and works with a community of computer scientists, educators, employers and policy makers to improve working and learning environments for women.

Student Organizations
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