Computer Science Department

EPS Building

Welcome to the Computer Science Department at Montana State University!

It is an exciting time to be a computer scientist.  During the past two decades, search engines, smart phones and social media have transformed our world.  In the coming years, the Internet of Things, intelligent devices and personalized robots will transform our world again.  If you enjoy creative problem solving, working with people and using computers to help invent the future, then you should consider studying computer science!

Because software pervades our world, computer scientists enjoy impactful, meaningful careers that include helping people lead healthier and more independent lives, taking better care of our environment, improving urban infrastructure and developing games.  On top of this, a high market demand for computer scientists results in flexible, well-paid careers.

Degree Overview

We offer a Bachelor’s degree, a Master’s degree, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science.  In addition, we offer a minor.

The bachelor’s degree has two options: a professional option and an interdisciplinary option.  The bachelor's degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012 - telephone: 410-347-7700. 

The master’s degree also has two options: a thesis option and a courses-only option.

Happy Computing

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