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Applied Computer Science - Accelerated B.S. to M.S.

Program(s) Available: Accel

This program allows outstanding students to concurrently pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Applied Computer Science, and to complete graduation requirements for both degrees within five years at Northwest Missouri State University.

Why Study Applied Computer Science - Accelerated B.S. to M.S. at Northwest

Graduates of this program will:

  1. Have a high degree of competence in areas of high-demand and emerging technologies.
  2. Have good project management skills and will understand fundamental business concepts, as related specifically to information technology.
  3. Have experience in the design and implementation of a large project.
  4. Know how to work in teams.
  5. Have good written, communication, and presentation skills.

The Master of Science in Applied Computer Science offers students with a strong undergraduate background in a technical computing discipline an opportunity to increase their technical expertise and to complement that expertise with fundamental business concepts related specifically to information technology. By increasing students’ knowledge in high-demand areas, such as web services and applications, application design using patterns and frameworks, software development and database systems, graduates of this program will be well-prepared to succeed in a very competitive job market. A two-term, six-credit hour Master’s Project will give students an opportunity to apply their knowledge.

Please review the policy section on Accelerated Programs for additional information.

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