New Cybersecurity program in Fall 2015
Congratulations to our students Amos Bailey, David Berry, and Jackson Smith, and their faculty advisors Dr. Mahmoud Yousef and Jason James for placing second in the 2014 Mid-Central USA Programming Contest! They also ranked 36th out of 152 teams for the entire Mid-Central USA Region---we are proud of you!
The computer science (CS) program at the University of Central Missouri has more than 45 years history of academic excellence. This is an exciting and growing department that has a balanced approach to teaching and scholarly activities. We offer undergraduate programs in Software Design, Computer Science, Computer Networking and Security, and Game Development. Students who complete the program go on to careers as software engineers, programmers, project managers, designers, consultants or architects who create software as well as computer specialists who administrate database and networking systems or information security specialists who defend the cyberspace. The program curricula provide hands-on training in computer science, software development and systems design, and are designed according to the Association for Computing Machinery curricula guidelines. We provide an unmatched education to students in the region, and we're proud of it. With the demand for qualified technical personnel far exceeding the available supply, the opportunities awaiting computer science graduates are nearly limitless.
Choose one of four undergraduate options of concentration:
UCM also offers a Master of Science in Computer Science. Our program is the largest MS in Computer Science program in the state of Missouri and is designed to produce senior computer professionals who are able to use technology to solve practical problems.