Information Technology and Computing programs at Metropolitan State University & across Minnesota State

Metropolitan State University is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance/Cyber Defense Education, a credential held by the University for over a decade.  Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence, is housed at Metropolitan State University and provides access to academic programs, events, and support for IA/CD initiatives at the University and across all Minnesota State institutions.

IT and Computing-related Programs across the state

FUSION - Employer Engaged Education

In the Programming discipline, Metropolitan State University and Minnesota State University Mankato offer software/application development degrees with opportunity to participate in Advance IT Minnesota’s FUSION Employer Engaged Education / IT Residencies in years 3 and 4 of your bachelor’s degree program.

The FUSION component of the bachelors degree in Computer Application Development unites relevant, high quality university education with applied experience to provide a dynamic career pathway for individuals who have a passion for the field of computer application and web development. Visit to learn more.