King’s has graduated over 80 students in the past few years; about 20% of them are women. Computer professionals include:
- Information technology specialists who set up and run computer and network systems.
- Computer and information systems analysts who manage databases and organize information.
- Computer scientists who develop algorithms to solve the problems involved in networking and write the programs to implement.
- Computer engineers who develop the hardware which is required to run the systems.
Computer scientists are problem solvers who apply their skills in analyzing problems in real situations and developing solutions by programming the computer. Areas in which computer scientists work include:
- Financial Planning
- Data warehousing and mining
- Encryption and security
- Artificial intelligence
- Expert systems
- Modeling and simulation
- Scientific visualization
- Medical diagnosis and treatment
- Computer graphics
- Computer-assisted design
- Computer education
Opportunities for Graduate Studies
While some students have gone directly to graduate schools such as the University of Georgia, Michigan State, Rensselaer Polytech, and Binghamton University, most graduates seek employment upon graduation. Many students attend graduate school part time with the support of their employers. Some of the companies that employ King’s graduates include Prudential Asset Management, Keane Inc., EDS, Sanchez Computer Associates, Phillip Morris, and Hughes Defense Industries.