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Computer Science

Academic Maps Computer Science is one of the fastest-growing fields in Maine and across the country, and this brand new UMPI degree program is strategically designed to prepare you for a wide variety of careers within the field while providing you with in-depth and hands-on learning experiences that uniquely prepare you for those careers. Our program focuses on building high-demand skills in areas ranging from data science, big data, and cybersecurity to programming, software engineering, and IoT (the Internet of Things).

  • Optimized Learning

    Optimized Learning

    Our Computer Science Instructional Lab is a highly-collaborative space with moveable whiteboards and shareable screens that create the perfect environment to practice writing programs and developing software.

  • Get certified

    Get certified

    Find out how you can participate in certification opportunities, including Certified Security Analyst and Certified Ethical Hacker.

  • Computer Science Club

    Computer Science Club

    Join our program-specific student club for a chance to immerse yourself in computer science learning and fun, including hosting programming language workshops for the campus and community.

  • Capstone Experience

    Capstone Experience

    Senior year caps off with a special project–it could be an internship, an independent study, or a senior thesis–where you decide how you’re going to use the computer skills you’ve gained to answer a unique research question.

UMPI’s Computer Science program includes two concentrations: Software Development and Information and Data Management. As a student in the program, you’ll have access to our new $100,000 instructional lab, where you’ll help to solve real-world tech problems that organizations face every day. And you’ll have the potential to present posters and talks at conferences and participate in research in collaboration with faculty. So whether your passion is in programming, game development, or the myriad other specialty areas within the field, our program is the right fit for you.

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