University of Minnesota Department of Computer Science

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Do you see yourself working in Computer Science? Check out median CS & CIS Pay projections. (Exerpt from US Dpt. of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational outlook Handbook)



Do you want opportunities to study and research closely with outstanding Computer Science faculty?



UMD's Dept. of Computer Science offers 3 undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science, and Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. A graduate degree — Master of Science in Computer Science — is also offered.

Most of UMD's Computer Science graduates choose to stay in Minnesota, many stay here in Duluth.

There is projected to be several times more job openings than new computer professionals nationwide in the next decade. Computing professionals also rank high in terms of yearly pay (source: 2011, Georgetown University) among all professions.

Check us out! Email ( or call (218-726-7607) to hear more about how you fit at UMD's Computer Science programs.


The Bachelor of Science program with a major in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, 111 Market Place, Suite 1050, Baltimore, MD 21202-4012, telephone: (410) 347-7700. ABET is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Find out more about our Program Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes. Enrollment and Degree statistics are also available.

The mission of the Department of Computer Science is four-fold:

  • To conduct scholarly research.
  • To provide an instructional environment that leads to careers and research in computer science and information systems.
  • To contribute to the liberal education mission of the University.
  • To serve the community, state, region, and the profession.