Software engineering is a rapidly-developing field in today’s modern business world.
As a software engineer, you may design, develop, implement, or maintain
a variety of software and applications in a number of different industries—including
business, retail, manufacturing, and communications. Earning a Master
of Software Engineering degree will not only increase your earning and
advancement potential, but also help you develop a more focused area of
specialization to further your unique career plan. Below you can see what
you’ll need to become a part of this degree program at Seattle University.
There are several basic admissions requirements you must meet to apply
for a graduate degree in
software engineering. Seattle University requires the completion of a four-year equivalent
bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related discipline before
you may apply for a graduate certificate. Your transcripts must reflect
a minimum GPA of 3.00 in the last 90 quarter or 60 semester credits of
your bachelor’s degree program. Additionally, you must provide Graduate
Record Exam (GRE) General Test results from within the past five years
and two professional recommendations.
Once you have been admitted into our graduate program, you will be required
to complete 47 graduate degree credits, including 29 hours of required
courses and nine hours of software engineering project courses. Students
participating in masters programs must also complete nine hours of elective
courses, chosen from a provided pool of options. Required courses include
Software Architecture and Design I and II, Data Modeling, Software Project
Planning, and Ethics and Professional Issues in Computing. Elective courses
include options such as Software Economics, Software Testing, Software
Security, and Artificial Intelligence. All graduate course requirements
must be completed within six years of the start of your course work to
earn your graduate degree.
The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Seattle
University College of Science and Engineering is pleased to offer several
college masters programs that can help you advance in today’s most
competitive fields. If you’d like to
learn more about Seattle University’s graduate degrees, including our Master
of Software Engineering, please click through our website or give us a
call at (888) 457-5227.