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Vision, Mission, and Educational Objectives

Vision: The Merrimack College Computer Science Department will develop the creative scientists driving tomorrow’s innovations.

Mission:To prepare students to become outstanding computer scientists who successfully contribute and adapt to the rapidly changing field, both as academics and professionals, by providing strong coverage of current knowledge in the field and the foundation necessary for lifelong learning and development.

CS Department Program Educational Objectives

In our view, exceptional computer scientists and technologists are highly competent problem solvers who thirst for knowledge, collaborate effectively, and seek to make the world a better place.  We believe that if our students: 

  1. 1.      have a strong and comprehensive knowledge of computer science / information technology and science fundamentals,
  2. 2.      apply their knowledge with competence,
  3. 3.      continue to learn and develop professionally and personally, and
  4. 4.      are excellent communicators,

they will, indeed, be exceptional computer scientists and technologists.