computer science

The Department of Computer Science offers three undergraduate degrees to prepare students for success in the world of computing.

B.S. in Computer Science

The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,


You are depending on software, whether you're playing a video game, downloading MP3s, or talking on a cell phone. Computer scientists design, analyze, and develop software for the computer systems and networks that power today's world. Software applications range from personal computing to entertainment systems to life-critical applications such as medical and flight systems. Developing such software requires a high degree of specialization. Computer Scientists are the individuals with the critical expertise to do this. This Computer Science (BS) degree program is 1 of only 6 Computer Science programs accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, in the State of Missouri.

B.S. in Computer Information Systems

In this program students learn everything they need to design, develop, and deploy a wide range of integrated, end-to-end applications and services to assist small, medium and large businesses become more connected with customers, employees, partners, and suppliers. Students will use products and technologies to build solutions that connect people to each other and to the business processes. Students will learn how to integrate line of applications and processes, how to perform communication, and how to develop comprehensive and reliable solutions.

B.S. in Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a national security issue and an economic concern for the United States. Southeast is the first university in Missouri to offer a cybersecurity bachelor’s degree. This new, dynamic major prepares students to be leaders in the protection of cyber enabled systems.

Master of Science in Applied Computer Science (Fall 2018)


Dempster Hall 021A
Department of Computer Science
One University Plaza, MS 5950
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701