Computer Majors

Plug into today's top computer technologies.


In Minnesota State College Southeast's Computer Majors, you'll gain the knowledge you need to be a power user of software applications, operating systems, networks, and hardware.

With degree and certificate options - both offered completely online - our programs are flexible and tailored to your unique needs, whether you are looking to get started in the industry or want to boost your skills in the latest technology.

Best of all, our graduates are in high demand, so your job outlook will be bright.

Major Offerings

  • Computer Programming and Web Development (AAS) View Classes
    Online - 60 cr

  • Microcomputer and Web Support (AAS) View Classes
    Red Wing/Online - 60 cr
  • Microcomputer and Web Support (DIP) View Classes
    Red Wing/Online - 47 cr
  • Web Applications Programming (CERT) View Classes
    Red Wing/Online - 30 cr

Outcomes & Opportunities

Program Learning Outcomes

Program graduates will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate written and oral communication skills appropriate for business.
  2. Exhibit college level problem solving abilities applying math applications and general problem solving skills.
  3. Exhibit professional/occupational behavior and work habits.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to design, implement and/or maintain database applications.

Placement & Costs

Program Job Placement: 75%
Estimated Program Costs (PDF)

Career Opportunities

  • Computer Programmers for Software Development Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Education
  • Business & Industry

Transfer Credits

Expand your opportunities. Learn how your credits can transfer between MnSCU colleges and universities.

College Articulated Transfer Agreements

Highlights & Instructors

Program Highlights

  • All Computer Careers courses are available online
  • All Computer Programming lectures are available through lecture capture technology
  • Computer Programming assessment tests are online
  • Curriculum is constantly evolving to keep up with technology
  • Skilled programmers are needed in every industry


  • Mark Swanson earned his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota. He has 15 years of teaching experience and 5 years experience as a Business Applications Programmer.

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