Dr. Tyson DeShaun McMillan is a native of Lubbock, Texas, and his family had humble beginnings.
Education, teaching, and learning have always been essential components of Dr. McMillan’s life. At West Texas A&M University (WTAMU), Dr. McMillan completed a B.B.A. in Computer Information Systems in 2005. In 2005, his educational journey took him to the University of North Texas (UNT). In 2006, he completed an M.S. in Information Technologies at UNT. Keeping the momentum, he started doctoral studies at UNT in August 2007, and completed a Ph.D. in Information Science in July 2013. In May 2014, Dr. McMillan finished 2 credentials at Tarrant County College: Associates of Applied Science in Library Technology and a Certificate in Library Technology. Through his educational journey, mentors in the national TRIO program, namely McNair Scholars, have played a significant role in his success.
Dr. McMillan is a founding faculty member of the Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus in downtown Fort Worth. There, Dr. McMillan proudly serves as a tenured Professor of Computer Science, Department Chair of Computer Science & Information Technology, and Coordinator of the Library Technology Program. In 2017, Dr. McMillan was appointed Cohort Coordinator for the National American University DFW Community College Leadership Doctoral Program. Dr. McMillan is a faculty advisor, and has college teaching experience at both undergraduate and graduate level.
Dr. McMillan served as the elected President of the Trinity River Campus Faculty Association, and Chair of the district Faculty Association. He considers it an honor to be a part of the TCC Plus (Inclusive Access) team, that is making a difference as it relates to textbook savings for students.
Specialties: Technology Education, Information Science, Databases, Metadata, Technology Consulting, Computer Systems Design, Web Design, Web Accessibility, Internet-based Information Systems, Computer Programming, and related services.
Professor of Computer Science
Department Chair of Computer Science & Information Technology
Library Technology Program Coordinator
Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus | Office: TREF 7342A
300 Trinity Campus Circle | Fort Worth, TX 76102