Graduate Programs in Software (GPS) Mission Statement

Consistent with the mission of the University of St. Thomas, GPS is committed to provide a high-quality graduate education that integrates software technologies into workplace solutions.  The program has a balanced emphasis on both theoretical concepts and practical applications of a wide variety of software technologies.

GPS's mission includes providing opportunities for lifelong learning, such as advanced graduate education and continuing education offerings, on current and future software technologies.   GPS is committed to provide a high-quality graduate education that expands, strengthens, and converts technical expertise, knowledge, understanding, skill and insights about state-of-the-art software, business, information systems, and information technology into workplace solutions. The program educates students with a balanced emphasis on theoretical concepts and practical applications of these technologies. This graduate program is structured to build on the experiences of the professional. This program strives to enrich the lives of the student and their community, enhances the economic health of the global economic environment, and supports the overall mission of the University of St. Thomas.