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Northwest Missouri State University’s On-Campus Graduate Programs

Posted on February 22nd, 2021 by Connor Blay

If you’re looking for an in-person graduate program for the upcoming Summer 2021 semester, consider applying for one of Northwest Missouri State University’s top-notch programs which will be offered during the term! The application deadline is next Monday, March 1st. Northwest is committed to ensuring the safety of its students, following COVID-19 guidelines and keeping cases down to a minimum. We know that many of you are eager to get back to the in-person class experience and this is a fantastic opportunity to do so. So, what programs are being offered?

Master of Science in Applied Computer Science

Any students who are interested in a career in the software industry should strongly consider this program. The faculty and staff at the School of Computer Science and Information Systems are highly-qualified and experienced in the field of computer science, and they are dedicated to helping students succeed.

Program Coursework

Students can complete the following coursework in four terms, including an eight-week summer session:

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Advanced Topics in Database Systems
  • Developing Web Applications and Services
  • Project Management in Business and Technology
  • User Experience Design
  • Computer Science Graduate Directed Project I
  • Computer Science Graduate Directed Project II
  • Mobile Computing-iOS or Mobile Computing-Android
  • Two elective courses
    • Big Data
    • Data Analytics
    • Data Visualization
    • C# .NET
    • Internet of Things
    • Machine Learning
    • Web Mining

Estimated Annual Program Cost, 2020-2021 Academic Year

Per credit hourPer year (18 credits)
Tuition$335.00$6,030.00
Fees$148.20$2,667.60
Estimated off-campus living (9 credits)$5,400.00
Health Insurance$1,325.00
Orientation and student service fee$225.00
International Graduate Achievement Scholarship for CS/IS Students-$500.00
Total costs for the first two terms (18 credit hours)$15,147.60
Total costs for four terms (30 credit hours)$27,821.00

Master of Science in Applied Health Sports Science

This is the perfect program for students who are interested in the field of sports medicine. Through the program you will gain the skills needed to succeed in the respective field such as the physical, psychological and environmental aspects of human performance. Students can complete coursework in four terms, including an eight-week summer session.

Estimated Annual Program Cost, 2020-2021 Academic Year

Per credit hourPer year (18 credits)
Tuition$290.00$5,220.00
Fees$148.20$2,667.60
Estimated off-campus living costs (nine credits)$5,400.00
Health insurance$1,325.00
Orientation and student service fees$225.00
Total costs for the first two terms (18 credit hours)$14,837.60
Total costs for the four terms (30 credit hours)$26,971.20

Master of Science in Information Systems

Designed with the IT-oriented student in mind, this program offers an excellent foundation for students who wish to work in the industry. The faculty and staff are experienced and work with students to provide the highest level of education possible. In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the highly competitive information technology job market.

Program Coursework

Students can complete the following coursework in four terms, including an eight-week summer session:

  • Information Systems Analysis and Design
  • Developing Object-Oriented Systems with Java
  • Database Design and Implementation
  • Enterprise Networking and Internetworking
  • Cybersecurity and Information Security Managemen
  • Professionalism in the Information Systems Environment
  • Project Management in Business and Technology
  • Financial Modeling and Decision Making for IT
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Information Systems Capstone Project

Estimated Annual Program Cost, 2020-2021 Academic Year

Per credit hourPer year (18 credits)
Tuition$335.00$6,030.00
Fees$148.20$2,667.60
Estimated off-campus living (nine credits)$5,400.00
Health insurance$1,325.00
Orientation and student service fees$225.00
International Graduate Achievement Scholarship for CS/IS students-$500.00
Total costs for the first two terms (18 credit hours)$15,147.60
Total costs for four terms (30 credit hours)$27,821.00

Admissions Requirements

In order to be considered for any of the three above programs, students must:

  • Have a three or four year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Have at least a 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) on 4.00 scale
  • Have at least a 285 GRE score
  • Complete English language assessment (TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5 overall, Duolingo 95)
  • Have majored or minored in information systems, computer science, business or engineering

The deadline to apply for the upcoming Summer 2021 term is March 1. Students must submit the application on or before this date and will have until March 15 to deliver any supporting documents to Northwest. To learn more about Northwest, visit the school’s profile!

Written by Connor Blay

Connor joined InternationalStudent.com in November 2019. He received his Bachelor’s of Science degree with a major in Information Communication & Technology at Florida State University in Spring 2019. Having recently completed his undergraduate higher education, Connor has a fresh perspective on how the process works and is passionate about helping international students through it. His background includes customer service, social media, and video production.

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2 Responses to “Northwest Missouri State University’s On-Campus Graduate Programs”

  1. Abdirizack Noor Haji Says:

    I am interested to pursue
    Master of Science in Applied Health Sports Science or Business Study.
    I have the following qualifications, Master in MBA/HR. Bed in Early childhood Education, & Diploma & Higher Diploma in HR..
    Reply please.

  2. Connor Blay Says:

    Hi Abdirizack! Unfortunately, I’m unable to assist you. To learn more about Northwest, you can submit a form to request more information on their profile!

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