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Computer Science & Information Systems

  • The Minnesota State University Moorhead Computer Science & Information Systems Department provides a broad-based, rigorous curriculum to prepare students for a successful future in the exciting, fast-paced technology industry.

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  • Benefits of an MSUM Computer Science & Information Systems Department Degree
    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.
    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.
    Our partnership with Paseka School of Business, which is AACSB accredited, allows you to gain understanding of business, finance and accounting, giving you the insight necessary to succeed in the computer information systems field.
    Three closely related majors in the department mean you can double or even triple major by taking a small number of additional credits.
  • Computer Science & Information Systems Department News
    • Internship Day: Business and Technology Sector
      Wednesday, Feb. 20 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | CB 111 Looking for an internship or job?  Join us in the Center for Business, room 111 from 11 […]
    • Coffee with Anne
      During “Coffee with Anne” this month,  President Anne Blackhurst visited with some of our new employees and shared the rich […]
    • MSUM CSIS team takes third in Collegiate Computing Competition
    • Enebechi participates in a SURF research experience
      Chidubem “Nuela” Enebechi participated in a SURF summer research program at Purdue University. Nuela is currently at senior majoring in […]
    • CSIS Students Excel at Digi-Key Competition
      Digi-Key Corporation hosted its annual Collegiate Computing Competition on Friday, Oct. 21. Twenty-three teams from 13 universities in Minnesota, North and […]
    • MSUM Faculty Members, Alumni Attend Geospatial Analysis Conference
      A Faculty Development Associates team comprised of Andrew Chen, Computer Science and Information Systems; Rinita Dalan, Anthropology and Earth Sciences; […]
    • Making an IMPACT
      How four MSUM students got to present their groundbreaking research at Mayo Clinic By Nate Gilbraith It is not very […]
    • GIS Day – Final Schedule of Events
      Please join us in celebrating GIS Day on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 on the MSUM Campus!  Geographic Information System (GIS) […]
    • Speaker’s Bureau connects industry and academia
      An idea that was sparked at a technology summit last fall is bringing the STEM industry to the classroom. David […]
    • Science, technology and math majors: Learn about paid internships with Minnesota companies on Monday
      Attention science, technology and math majors: Learn about paid internships with Minnesota companies on Monday, September 29 at 2:30 in […]
    • MSUM graduates start ‘Hack Fargo’
      Justin Tuchek and Sri Kadimisetty on winning team at Startup Weekend  No talk; all action. This phrase encompasses the idea […]
    • MSUM team takes 1st in Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium
      Nine Computer Science students attended the Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium held at Epic Systems in Verona, Wisconsin. While there […]
    • Second annual Ethics Day is Wednesday
      Please join us for….. College of Business and Innovation’s 2nd Annual Ethics Day Wednesday, March 12 Noon panel: CMU Ballroom […]
    • MSUM ACM releases computer science blog
      MSUM ACM releases their new blog at aimed at inspiring students from departments related to Computer Science. The blog […]
    • Faculty receive Galileo donation
      Andrew Chen, Computer Science and Information, Linda Winkler and Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy, along with Daniel Heckaman, Chief Information […]
    • Academic service-learning volunteer hours reach 5,200 for fall semester
      Seventeen MSUM Academic Service-Learning practitioners are taking the commitment to complete 125,000 volunteer hours very seriously. They, and close to […]
    • Dr. Yuri Boreisha awarded grant by Microsoft
      Dr. Yuri Boreisha, CSIS Department, has been awarded a Windows Azure Educator Grant by Microsoft. Boreisha will use the platform […]
    • CSIS students take second place at MICS Programming Contest
      Several Computer Science students attended the Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium held at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. While […]
    • Local professionals talk workplace ethics today on campus
      MSUM Ethics Day noon panel is open to the public Matt VonPinnon, editor of The Forum; Birch Burdick, Cass County […]
    • CSIS alum is completing postdoc with the Yahoo! research lab
      Yelena Mejova, a graduate of MSUM’s computer science department, will be doing a postdoc in Barcelona with the Yahoo! research […]
  • Careers & Outcomes
    MSUM Computer Science & Information Systems graduates have outstanding job placement, excellent salaries and job flexibility.
  • Aaron Taggert, Computer Science
    April Peterson, Computer Information Systems
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