Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
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. Currently, we have about 900 students majoring or minoring in our undergraduate and graduate programs. 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 professionals who administrate database and networking systems. 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. 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:
- Applied Computer Science
- Computer Science
- Computer Networking and Security
- Game Development
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.