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Computer Science and Information Systems Discover Your Major Visit Day

Overview | Schedule | Scholarship

Overview

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Meet faculty, students and graduates
  • Engage in exciting hands-on activities
  • See amazing student projects / demonstrations
  • Hear from our graduates about careers in computing
  • Tour our facilities and campus
  • Enjoy a scrumptious lunch on us!

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Bradley Taylor
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Why Northwest?

Why Attend Northwest?

  • Friendly, student-centered campus
  • Textbook rental program
  • Laptop for every student
  • Three Missouri Quality Awards

Why Study Computing?

  • Five of top ten job growth areas are computing related
  • Computing is everywhere
  • Software can help businesses and people in their daily lives
  • Intellectually stimulating

Why Study Computing at Northwest?

  • Enthusiastic and hard-working faculty
  • Diverse Areas of Study
    • Business Education
    • Business Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Cybersecurity
    • Data Science/Informatics - CS
    • Digital Media - CS
    • Management Information Systems
  • Several minors available
  • Internships available
  • All majors focus on practical application of computing
  • Emphasis on active learning rather than passive lectures
  • Nearly 100% job placement
  • All classes taught by faculty, not by graduate assistants
  • Student:faculty ratio 21:1
  • Active computing-related student organizations

Schedule of Events (tentative)

* Schedule subject to change *

Time Activity
9:00 a.m. Check-In
9:15 a.m. Welcome & Admissions Presentation
9:45 a.m. Students transition to Colden Hall, Parents remain seated
10:00 a.m. Attend Classes - Students Only
  • Computer Programming CH 1400
10:00 a.m. Financial Aid Presentation - Parents Only
10:30 a.m. Student Projects and Activities
11:00 a.m. Colden Hall Tour
11:10 a.m. Student Panel and Faculty Panel
12:15 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Campus Walking Tour
2:30 p.m. Visit Day Wrap Up
  • Any final questions?
  • Fill out Questionnaire & get your t-shirt
  • Shuttle Service back to parking lot
  • Thank you so much for visiting!

Win a Scholarship!

Computer Science Visit Day Scholarship

A $1,150 scholarship will be awarded to one lucky attendee.

Students interested in applying for this scholarship must do the following:

  • Submit online application form
  • Mail an official high school transcript to:

    Terry Immel
    Northwest Missouri State University
    800 University Drive
    Maryville, MO 64468

  • Submit one recommendation covering academic, citizenship, leadership and extracurricular activities either by mailing to address above or e-mailing the recommendation to Terry Immel at timmel@nwmissouri.edu.

The scholarship application form, high school transcript, and one recommendation must be received by Friday, February 21, 2020.

If you have any questions, contact Terry Immel at 660.562.1600 or by e-mail at timmel@nwmissouri.edu.


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