Computer Science at UMSL

Computer science degree programs at the University of Missouri–St. Louis emphasize practical aspects of the field, cultivating in students an expertise in at least one modern computer programming language, a breadth of skills and knowledge pertaining to the field, while also allowing students to focus on specific areas of interest and technology.

UMSL's computer science courses are taught by an impressive, well-regarded faculty, who publish regularly on topics such as evolutionary computation, computer graphics, image processing, internet and cybersecurity.

Computer Science Degree Programs

  • BS Computer Science
  • Certificate in Cybersecurity (jointly with IS)
  • Certificate in Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
  • Certificate in Internet and Web
  • MS Computer Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Cybersecurity (jointly with IS)
  • PhD in Mathematical and Computational Sciences with emphasis in Computer Science

UMSL graduates find quality work quickly.

What UMSL has to offer

The major goal of UMSL's degree programs in computer science is to create a work force of rigorously trained computer experts and professionals whose comprehensive education will benefit themselves, the St. Louis community and the world beyond.

Graduates possessing UMSL undergraduate or graduate computer science degrees find quality work quickly, landing technical careers in banking, health care, engineering, manufacturing, law, finance and management. Others work in areas such as systems management, information systems and data management.

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Career Opportunities

UMSL At A Glance

The University of Missouri–St. Louis is the largest public research university located in Missouri's most populous and economically important region. Founded in 1963, we enroll nearly 17,000 students, and we are home to more than 1,400 faculty members.


UMSL offers 46 undergraduate degrees from our five colleges.


We have seven pre-professional degree tracks.


And we partner with more than 400 companies and organizations for our internship programs. You will get out of the classroom, gain practical experience, make connections and jump-start your career.

St. Louis

St. Louis:
Something For Everyone

UMSL is a vital part of St. Louis, and the city and surrounding areas make up the most culturally vibrant region in Missouri. That means we offer you more than a top-ranked learning environment.

There's a night out with friends on Washington Avenue. An exhibit opening at the Saint Louis Zoo. A home run celebration at Busch Stadium. St. Louis is a place where you can be you.