Influence the future of tech—study Computer and Information Science

From design to development, you’ll learn how to create innovative software solutions for real-world problems.

Top Three Reasons To Study Here

  • Use your skills to enter fields in robotics, computer architecture, software engineering and more.

  • Be involved in the tech space: one of the fastest growing industries in the world.

  • Learn about real-world solutions to complex industry problems facing our future.

What will I study?

Our three majors within this degree are computer science, statistics and data analytics.

Computer and Information Science

Computer and Information Science majors develop the knowledge and skills required to design and build software and to create efficient solutions to real-world problems faced by businesses, industries, and communities. Our major is designed to develop well-rounded students who can succeed in the challenging and continually evolving field of technology.

We cover a wide variety of cutting-edge topics including software design and implementation, computer architecture, database design, algorithms, computer networking, computer security and robotics. Our graduates have started their careers in prominent local, national and international businesses, as well as government organizations. Others have gone on to pursue careers in academia at top-ranked universities.


The statistics major is oriented toward real-world applications of statistics and the development of skills in statistical problem solving, data analysis and statistical modeling, statistical software use and programming, data mining and machine learning, and the communication of statistical results to diverse audiences. Graduates of the statistics major are fully prepared to apply their knowledge and skills in a myriad of careers and graduate programs, including those found in business and marketing, the health sciences, education, government, and the social and behavioral sciences.

Data Analytics

The data analytics program is an interdisciplinary program with students taking courses in Computer and Information Science, statistics and mathematics, as well as a domain area in the following subjects:

  • Social sciences
  • Criminal justice
  • Economics
  • Geographic information systems
  • Natural science

Study computer and information science

Why choose the University of St. Thomas?

Computer and Information Science is a foundation for many different computing careers. Computer scientists design and build software, and create efficient solutions to real‐world problems in such fields as robotics, computer architecture, software engineering and computer networking. All introductory Computer and Information Science courses are capped at 22 students, giving you the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a smaller class and closer interaction between you and your professors.

Enjoy a vibrant campus life with numerous opportunities to make new friends. Join the computer science club to meet other students in your major.

You’ll always feel welcome at the University of St. Thomas. Our friendly campus culture allows you to enjoy a diverse student body with students visiting from all around the world. We will support you from the day you arrive, whether you need help with English, counseling services or career advice. Our staff are here to help.

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