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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
    • Eide Bailly 360 webinar
      Wednesday, Aug. 5 | Noon – 1:30 p.m. Are you an accounting, finance or technology student or faculty member? Interested in […]
    • MSUM students behind the scenes: IT Help Desk
      The staff and students at the Information Technology Help Desk truly help this campus operate. If it hadn’t been for […]
    • Students place first at Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition
      Congratulations to MSUM students Eric Honebrink (Economics), Thierry Oke (Computer Science), Jacob Pawlowski (Actuarial Science), and Gabriel Wilberscheid (Computer Science), […]
    • It’s almost summer!
      Just kidding! But it's time to plan your Summer 2020 schedule now.
    • Celebrating Dragon Veterans
      At MSUM, we value the dedication, responsibility and leadership veterans bring to our university, both as students and as employees. […]
    • Fast Enterprises resume reviews
      Monday, Nov. 4 | 2-4 p.m. | Career Development Center (FR 151) Attention: Computer Information Systems, Physics, Computer Science and […]
    • Digi-Key Electronics hiring software engineers, software engineer Internship positions
      On-campus interviews: Friday, Oct. 25 | Career Development Center, Flora Frick 151 Attention Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Physics and […]
    • Students to present research at Society for Neuroscience conference
      Six MSUM undergraduates (Bioscience majors Devante Delbrune, Asma Mohammed, Ritu Pandey, and Caitlyn Schaffer; BCBT major Tommy Ajayi; and Computer […]
    • 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 […]
  • 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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