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Explore Computing and New Media Technologies at UW-Stevens Point

Lead the technological revolution

Create and publish an iPhone or Android app. Develop software for businesses and non-profits. Get a job in website design, networking or programming.

We are living in a technological revolution. A degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Computing and New Media Technologies can help you lead it.

The Department of Computing and New Media Technologies provides unique opportunities through three programs: computer information systems, Web and digital media development and data analytics. The Computing and New Media Technologies curriculum provides a wide range of opportunities and has been recognized nationally and internationally, by both industry and other academic institutions, as a leader in several areas of computing and new media technologies. In Computing and New Media Technologies, students will find a vibrant department fueled by an energetic faculty and staff, dedicated to teaching, research and community outreach.

Discover computer information sys​tems

The computer information systems program at UW-Stevens Point provides a rich academic training and practical experience in computer science. Computer majors receive training in core computing topics such as computer programming, systems analysis, network administration, and database development. We keep our students up to date with the most recent advances and trends by offering a rich set of electives that cover topics including mobile application development, parallel programming and advanced .NET. The department also contributes to the collaboratively managed health information management and technology program.      

Find Web and digital media development opportunities

The Web and digital media development program provides a broad, comprehensive program of study, which includes courses in computer information systems, business, professional communication, and specific Web and digital media development courses with electives such as animation, game development and usability testing. Fully funded labs, with cutting edge technology, allow students and faculty to create sophisticated projects and conduct world-class research.

Big opportunities in big data

Demand for big data expertise is booming. According to one estimate, by 2018 the United States could face a shortage of up to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills, as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts with the know-how to use the analysis of big data to make effective decisions. UW-Stevens Point is at the forefront of efforts to meet these workforce needs, offering Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics and Master of Science in Data Science programs.

Post-graduate opportunities

Our department has long-standing regional, national and international partnerships with some of the best companies and organizations in the world by which students enjoy numerous internship and employment opportunities.

Local employers in the computer information systems and Web and digital media development programs include Sentry Insurance, Skyward, Marshfiel Clinic Information Systems, Skyline, Breakthrough Fuels, Delta Dental, Pointe Precision, Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection, and others.            

Nationally, our alumni work for Microsoft (Xbox), Epic Systems, L-3 Communication, CodeNoise, Gogobot, The Onion, Connecture and others. They also have attended graduate programs at places like Iowa State University, Indiana University, the University of Wisconsin - Madison and the University of California - Irvine.

Computing and New Media Technologies graduates rank among the top on campus in gaining employment in applicable fields or continuing studies in a related field.