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Computer Science

  • If you’re looking to pursue a Computer Science degree at Minnesota State University Moorhead, nothing about computers will remain a mystery. The Computer Science major delves deep into the inner working of computers, with a heavy emphasis placed on programming and mathematics. The theoretical knowledge you’ll gain during your study here will ensure you’re exceedingly prepared to enter the workforce or continue your education in graduate school.

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  • Benefits of a Computer Science Degree
    Three state-of-the-art computer facilities provide you with advanced technology tools to facilitate a real-world learning environment. A Windows-based lab with 32 computers, a Linux lab with 21 workstations, and an advanced technologies research facility lab are available to Computer Information Systems students.
    Two closely related majors in the department mean you can double or even triple major by taking a small number of additional credits. Computer Information Systems and Computer Information Technology majors are also offered at MSUM.
    Excellent internship opportunities exist in the Fargo-Moorhead area at large organizations like Microsoft and startup companies like Myriad Mobile or Clifton Labs, to name a few. They’ll help you gain real-world experience before graduating and joining the workforce.
  • Learning Opportunities

    There are numerous ways for you to continue your education outside of the classroom at MSU Moorhead, like conducting and presenting research at local, regional and national conferences.

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  • Careers & Outcomes
    MSUM Computer Science graduates earn outstanding entry-level salaries and nearly 100 percent related job placement.
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