The Department trains students in the following educational programs:
- Software engineering - bachelor degree;
- State and municipal management - bachelor, master degrees;
- Computing for business -bachelor, master degrees.
Specialists in "Software engineering" are professional programmers. Skills and knowledge acquired at the university allow them to work and successfully promote software products and systems into the market. It is not hard to imagine the number of companies and enterprises furnished with cutting-edge computers and networking equipment. All this stuff is just a heap of metal without "smart" "intellectual" software created by the graduates of the Department of Automated Data Processing. The teachers will teach you not only modern program languages but also industrial production technologies for software products. But it is impossible to master programming secrets just sitting at the lectures and reading books. Experience is what makes real skillful programmers. Our students have excellent opportunity to participate in real projects which are carried out at the department under the orders of different companies and firms.
Young people who choose specialty "State and municipal management" prepare for the career of civil-service employees. It is not just a profession but also a big civil responsibility. The major task of the specialists in this direction is to make Russia strong and respected power. During the training course the students obtain fundamental knowledge basic disciplines and also study computer science and economics. Students can study and practice information systems and technologies used in state and municipal management. Training is provided by the Department stuff and specialists from local government and administrative bodies.
"Computing for business" is a new fast growing direction at the department. Today there is a great demand in the country in the high -qualified specialists capable to create and run business in science intensive industries and mainly in- IT sector. The famous quote of the last century by academician V.M. Glushkov": there is no point in automating chaos" still sounds up-to-date. Our graduates are system analysts and their professional scope includes assistance to programmers and managers, consulting services on analysis and optimization of business processes in a company, organization of project management for software promotion and sales, creating small IT companies, creating and management of IT-resources of a company.
The main peculiarity of the training course at our department is the possibility for specialists in different directions ( programmers, managers and specialists in IT-business ) to cooperate and work on real projects.