What will I learn?

The B.S. in computing technology is a newer degree program that favors exposure to a wide variety of tools and technologies over traditional depth or thorough computer science background. Students completing this degree are well prepared for many careers and opportunities, determined by the choices of many available elective courses, which can still be packaged into certificates.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
Apply algorithmic principles to solve a variety of computational problems
Analyze computing problems, their size and scope, and input-output requirements
Compare alternative solutions to computing problems
Use multiple general-purpose programming languages for solving computational problems
Design, implement (code) and document solutions to computational problems, especially for business applications
Design, evaluate, and manage information technology infrastructure in an organization
Create secure software systems that meet specified needs
Work effectively in teams to design and implement solutions to computational problems
Effectively communicate computing technology concepts and solutions, verbally and in writing
Recognize and promote the professional, social, ethical and legal issues and responsibilities in the computing / software profession

Which department am I in?

University of Missouri - St. Louis

Study options

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$18,342.00 per year
USD $1,019 per credit hour
Application deadline

Expected November 2022

Start date

18 January 2022, 22 August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (4.0 scale) on minimum of 30 transferable credit hours (excluding nursing course work)

For international students

Students in their last year of high school should submit transcripts for all years completed thus far. Students who have completed high school must submit final transcripts and degree certificates or exam results.
Students who have studied at a college or university must submit university transcripts to date. If you have completed more than 24 credit hours at a university, you do not need to submit high school transcripts.
Transcripts are required from all high schools or universities attended.
Proof of English proficiency: This can be shown with an official TOEFL, IELTS or PTE-A score. The minimum requirements are 61 iBT TOEFL, 5.5 IELTS, or 44 PTE-A.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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