Undergraduate Computing Related Programs

Why study Computing here? The department offers undergraduate degree programs as noted below. They all start with similar set of common courses, so students can delay the major decision or switch majors easily. Students in any major can also group their elective courses into a certificate.

Review the common questions from our entering students along with collected answers.

Prior Learning Assessment

If you have non-academic-credit skills, competency and experience related to computing or cybersecurity, you can turn them into credits on the way toward completing one of our programs. We now participate in Prior Learning Assessmen/Credit by Departmental Assessment. Contact the department chair for more information.


All programs can be completed part-time or full-time. Some programs offer completion completely online - look for programs with online. All programs offer completion in the evening (starting 4pm) with a combination of evening and online classes, look for programs with evening.

Dual 2+3 Degree Program
BS and MS Dual Degree in Computer Science 
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science  Online
Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology Online
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity with computer science emphasis UMSL-O-lowres.png
Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Analysis with computer science emphasis 

      Minor in Computer Science UMSL-O-lowres.png

For questions about the undergraduate programs, current students visit here, and everyone else should review below

Transitioning to Computer Science
Transferring from Another Institution or Discipline
Potential/New/Transfer Student Advising

Archived Programs
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science  (ended June 2020) 
Bachelor of Science in Computing Technology (ended June 2020) 
Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity (ended June 2020)