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Computer Science, Math & Physics

Program additions support workforce needs

2021-08-23T15:42:36-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Campus News, College of Science and Health, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Education, Graduate Studies, School of Nursing & Health Professions|

Program additions support workforce needs Missouri Western is adding several new programs to meet student demand and the workforce needs of northwest Missouri. A new master’s degree beginning this fall will address the region’s teacher shortage. Students who successfully complete the Master of Arts in Teaching-Secondary [...]

Launched at Missouri Western: True love and a cybersecurity career

2021-02-11T11:44:19-06:00February 10th, 2021|Alumni Profiles, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Features, Social Work|

Amanda '12 and Frank '99 Luzsicza More than 20 years after graduation, Missouri Western continues to play a central role in Frank Luzsicza’s ’99 family life and global career as a cybersecurity executive and a digital entrepreneur. He and his wife, Amanda (Pedersen) Luzsicza ’12, are now giving [...]

Cybersecurity adds online option

2021-08-18T09:48:16-05:00September 18th, 2020|Campus News, Computer Science, Math & Physics|

The cybersecurity graduate program is now offered online and in person. This addition makes the program even more convenient for working professionals seeking to advance their careers. “Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, filling a critical need in today’s dynamic technical landscape,” said Yipkei Kwok, program director of the cybersecurity [...]

Celebrating 50 Years – Bushman Planetarium

2021-08-18T09:57:08-05:00May 11th, 2020|Computer Science, Math & Physics, Features|

Editor’s note: In the fall of 2019, Missouri Western’s present-day campus and the four-year college celebrated its 50th anniversary. As part of the celebration, we look back at the Bushman Planetarium that was part of the campus right from the start. When Missouri Western was planning its new campus west [...]

Math Pathways to a Degree

2021-08-18T10:54:26-05:00May 7th, 2020|Campus News, Computer Science, Math & Physics|

In 2014, Dr. Jennifer Hegeman, professor of mathematics and chair of the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics; was selected for a state task force to create college-level mathematics courses that could serve as alternatives to College Algebra and be more aligned with student majors. The result of the [...]

University Offers Accelerated Cybersecurity Degree

2019-09-05T11:44:53-05:00September 5th, 2019|Campus News, College of Liberal Arts and Science, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Magazine|

Students have an opportunity to earn a master’s degree in cybersecurity in five years, thanks to an accelerated program in the Department of Computer Science, Math and Physics. Those working on a bachelor’s degree in computer science or applied computer technology may take up to 12 graduate credit hours in [...]

Campus Kudos Fall 2017

2019-06-12T10:23:54-05:00September 7th, 2017|Art, Biology, Campus News, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math & Physics, Criminal Justice, Legal Studies & Social Work, Music, Psychology, School of Fine Arts, School of Nursing & Health Professions, Western Institute|

Computer science students bring home the hardware Students brought home a record number of awards from the Association of Information Technology Professionals National Collegiate Conference and Career Fair in St. Louis last spring. The 31 students earned two first-place awards, two second-place awards, two third-place and four honorable mentions in [...]