From business-critical computer programs to games and phone apps, technology is essential to people of all ages. This makes software development skills beneficial even when your major isn’t technology-specific. At the University of Central Missouri, you’ll get this invaluable — and versatile — training as part of our Computer Science minor.
UCM’s minor in Computer Science complements many undergraduate degrees, including:
A flexible, affordable education that enhances your resume
Broaden your career opportunities when you add the tremendous value of a Computer Science minor to your degree. While UCM’s history in Computer Science dates back to 1968, your education will center on the latest technologies and tools, and you can study at the locations most convenient for you. Take all your classes on our Warrensburg campus, or take all of them online. We offer several classes at our Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit for additional options. You’ll enjoy the flexibility we provide at UCM, as well as some of the nation’s most affordable tuition rates.
Best-value Computer Science school in MO
On-campus and online course offerings
Hands-on programming classes
Access to top-of-the-line software
Among state’s largest Comp Sci programs
Network with software developers
Get started in software development with two hands-on computer programming classes and a data structures course. After you have this foundation for your Computer Science minor, you’ll select what interests you most from an extensive list of electives. Even better, you’ll have the opportunity to specialize your minor for the greatest impact on your career. Some popular pathways include:
Complete your Computer Science minor in as few as two to three semesters. Our classes are sized just right for direct, personalized support from faculty and collaborative projects with peers.
Get the maximum value from your minor in Computer Science at the University of Central Missouri. We help ensure that you develop valuable skills and support for your professional success through benefits such as:
Gain experience and skills that give you an advantage over other job candidates with a Computer Science minor from the University of Central Missouri. Consider the impact your software development knowledge can have in these fields:
Enhance your major with a Computer Science minor
UCM’s Computer Science program faculty are available to help you understand how a Computer Science minor can strengthen your major area of study. To see what a career in computer science can look like, use the interactive tool below.
If you’re ready to take steps to get the most out of your college education and reach your career goals, the University of Central Missouri puts a high-caliber education within your reach. We have some of the nation’s most affordable tuition rates and we’re a top-ranked university by LendEDU for our low student debt. We also offer options to help finance your degree.
Are scholarships available to me?
Use the UCM Scholarship Finder to learn more — you may qualify for scholarships offered by UCM, alumni, industry partners and other supporters.
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