Midwestern State University

Computer Science Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Computer Science is to provide a source of knowledge to students in preparation for work in the computing field or for entry into graduate programs in computing and related disciplines. The department provides classroom, laboratory, and discovery experiences which emphasize theory, application, and contemporary research in the computing sciences. Graduates of the department are supported by a liberal arts education and are prepared to be productive members of society.


The Computer Science Program at MSU prepares students for exciting career opportunities in computing. Computer science majors complete a curriculum which is based on fundamental concepts in computing. Such a curriculum enables our graduates to obtain financially rewarding positions in today's job market and easily adapt to the changing requirements of tomorrow's computing industry.

We have a knowledgable and diverse set of professors

Meet the Faculty


Hear About the experiences of former students

The things that I learnt during my time at Midwestern State University in the Computer Science department have proved to be indispensable. The skills and knowledge that the professors shared with me both inside and out of class have helped me start a budding career as a software developer in a Start Up company
- Simbarashe Tanaka Musarurwa,
BS Computer Science(2014)

Earning my degree in Computer Science from Midwestern State University has opened many doors for me. Software engineering and computer science careers depend upon the constant evolution of new approaches and techniques for problem solving while enabling the exploration of diverse fields in which software and technology can be applied. As a computer scientist at 3M, I have the opportunity to study interdependencies of material science, computer science, and the user experience as I innovate through analogy
- Kandyce Bohannon,
MS Computer Science (2010),
BS Computer Science (2008)

A degree in Computer Science from Midwestern State University equipped me well for both graduate studies and subsequent work in both academia and industry - I have been working in the Silicon Valley surrounded by top computer scientists, many of whom graduated from top-name universities, and have not felt outgunned. Looking back, I realize I benefited both from the strong fundamentals provided by the coursework and from continued guidance and support by the faculty, two of the strengths of the Computer Science department
- Paulius Micikevicius,
BS Computer Science (1998)