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Northwest Missouri State University

Computer Science <i>with Mobile Computing emphasis</i> Major

Computer Science with Mobile Computing emphasis
Bachelor's degree completion program

The Northwest Difference

As a computer science major, students learn skills and techniques that will prepare them for success in their careers or graduate studies. Faculty focus on three core areas: general background in computer science, theory and practical reasoning.

Studying the general background in computer science educates students about the theories for why and how software systems are developed. Students learn theory by solving problems, determining solutions to problems and analyzing those solutions. In practical reasoning, students study the practicality of software systems by developing software, advancing a prototype solution and determining the software development lifecycle.

Benefits of Northwest-Kansas City

  • An associate degree will waive general education courses. Exceptions may apply.
  • Classes are only offered in the fall and spring. 

Career Opportunities in Computer Science

Job titles related to a major in computer science include:

  • IT application analyst
  • Database programmer
  • Software developer/engineer
  • System engineer
  • Web developer
  • Technology coordinator
  • Systems administration
  • Database Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • Software Analyst
  • Technical Architect