Master Of Science

Software Engineering



The MS in Software Engineering program provides students with skills that are widely applicable, highly in demand and richly rewarded. Software engineering is a discipline concerned with the processes, methodologies, techniques, and tools of developing high-quality software systems in a cost-effective manner. The Software Engineering program emphasizes the best software engineering practices, current methodologies, emerging technologies, and their applications in various industries. It also emphasizes the development of communication and presentation skills in a team-based software development environment. According to the latest data published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, software engineer has been consistently among the fastest growing IT professions in the US, and is projected to be in high demand in the US in the foreseeable future. The Software Engineering curriculum encompasses all important aspects of software engineering, including: requirements engineering, software architecture and design, software construction, software testing and quality assurance, software maintenance, and software project management. The MS. Software Engineering program also offer students the opportunities to specialize in one of the several concentrations

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The software development program offers students the opportunity to choose from five concentrations: software development, software architecture, project management, gaming and entertainment technologies, and entrepreneurship and technology leadership.

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Online Learning

Online Learning

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Research Focus

Software Engineering faculty engage in a number of interesting research projects covering areas as broad as safety-critical software development, software architectural design, model-driven development, and software traceability. In recent years projects have been funded and/or sponsored by the National Science Foundation, the Food and Drug Administration, as well as a range of industries such as Siemens Corporate Technology, Microsoft, and Lockheed Martin.

Admission Process

The Graduate Admission process involves completing an online application, sending in your transcripts, and any additional information, e.g. letters of recommendation, certifications, etc.

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