Information and Computer Science


Welcome! The Information and Computer Science (ICS) degree program prepares students for a broad range of computer opportunities in industry as well as in graduate studies. ICS students choose one or more specialty areas from among these four options: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Management, and Networking. Depending on their chosen specialty area, graduates of Park’s Information and Computer Science degree program are well prepared for these industry positions: Web programmer, applications programmer, information technology (IT) project manager, database analyst, network analyst. The program is an ideal fit for students who enjoy working with technology and wish to study in one of Park’s on-campus or online degree programs.

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Mission

Upon completion of the Information and Computer Science degree, graduates should be able to:

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Program Competencies


The CIM Department works with Park’s Career Development Center to help place undergraduate information and computer technology students in computer internship positions in Kansas City and beyond. The ICS Department actively encourages students to work in such internship positions and considers internships to be an integral part of the ICS curriculum.

Degree Offerings


AVAILABILITY

Extended 8-Week Accelerated    Accelerated Kansas City     Online Accelerated    16-Week Parkville