UMKC Catalog


Program Description: Master of Science in Computer Science
The University of Missouri-Kansas City has created an exciting and uniquely designed program of graduate study in computer science. Significant changes are always occurring within this discipline in recent years and our graduate program in computer science reflects those changes, providing in-depth education in the new technology and skills most in demand in this growing industry.

The UMKC graduate student has the unique opportunity to get a concentrated state-of-the-art education in some of the most dynamic, challenging and professionally significant specialty areas. This is made possible by unusual advantages which the UMKC program possesses:

  • An interdisciplinary approach to new technology.
  • Faculty who are each actively pursuing research in these areas.
Students can earn an M.S. degree in computer science with an emphasis or concentration in:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Database and Information Management
  • Networking and Telecommunications
  • Software Engineering and Systems
Many courses are offered in these emphasis areas. Contact us for more information by phone: (816) 235-1193 or send an e-mail