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Master’s in computer science opens fall 2015

October 2, 2014

A new master’s program, a Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS), will be offered through the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at UW-River Falls beginning in fall 2015.

The MSCS is built on the legacy of a strong undergraduate Computer Science and Information Systems Department and thriving Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. This flexible and dynamic program will enable IT professionals to gain knowledge in current and specialized computer science topics. Student will also engage in management training in order to be fully prepared for leadership roles in the IT industry.

The MSCS will launch with an open house from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9, in Room 103 at the UWRF Hudson Center, 2501 Hanley Road, Hudson.

Individuals are welcome to stop in any time between 6 and 8 p.m. to speak directly with graduate faculty and staff, including CBE Dean Michael Fronmueller, CSIS Department Chair Hossein Najafi, and Director of CBE Graduate Programs Leanne Van Allen. An informational presentation is set for 7 p.m.

Working professionals and recent graduates interested in attending the open house are encouraged, though not required, to RSVP. For more information about the open house and the MSCS program, visit www.uwrf.edu/ CBE/MSCS.

Questions can be directed to Van Allen at 715-425-3335 or MSCS@uwrf.edu.