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Finding your advisor

You can be assigned an advisor in computer science by contacting the department office. It is recommended that you find an advisor in the computer science department as soon as you are interested in this program of study. Advisors in the department are faculty members that have many different interest and research areas. View the computer science faculty profiles to determine which faculty shares the career or research areas you are interested in before you ask to be assigned an advisor.

Graduate advisement

Contact Dr. Lloyd Smith, coordinator of graduate studies in the computer science program, at 417-836-4157 for more information concerning the Master of Natural and Applied Science with an emphasis in computer science program.