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Computer Applications

Program Opportunities
  • Associate of Arts in Computer Applications
Overview

Learn to analyze complex mathematical and computing problems, understand and apply relevant theory and technology to solve real-world problems, develop and implement insightful solutions, and effectively communicate both abstract ideas and practical applications. MU computing students become effective problem-solvers, programmers and algorithm developers.

Choose to earn a two-year associate's degree in Computer Applications and build a firm foundation for creating and using software applications in the workplace. You'll become proficient in commonly used applications (such as spreadsheets and data management software), learn the fundamentals of computer programming, and explore specialized areas such as database programming and website development.

Program Highlights
  • Work on applied problems individually and in project teams for class and for area businesses and organizations.
  • Gain valuable technical and professional skills while serving internships with businesses and organizations. MU students scored recent internships with CBS web services, Bright House Networks in Indianapolis and ONE Orthopedics in Fort Wayne.
  • Working with a faculty mentor, seniors develop a mobile app, e-commerce applications and computer graphics - projects that look great on resumes!
Successful Graduates
  • Frederick Balagadde '01 is on a team that is developing microchip biolaboratories that help deliver medical diagnoses to people in undeveloped countries. He's principal investigator, science and technology consultant and consulting assistant professor for Stanford University School of Medicine in California. Watch his TED talk.
  • Nicolas Balmoria '13 and Cory Feltner '13 are software developers for Tech Consultancy Services in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Abel Mengistu '11 is a software researcher for Google in Mountain View, Calif.
  • Stephanie Knox '07 is a software engineer at Raytheon in Fort Wayne, Ind.