• Strategies for Studying for the GMAT

    If you’re applying for admission to a graduate program, you may need to take the GMAT as part of your college’s admissions process. You can prepare for the GMAT by taking practice tests, and by enhancing your critical reasoning and analytical writing skills.

    Watch this video for some helpful strategies for studying for the GMAT exam. Your college or university may be able to provide resources, such as study materials, to help you.

    At Seattle University, we offer flexible full time and part time graduate programs through our Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering . Whether you want to pursue a career change, or get a graduate degree in a lucrative and exciting field, our academic program can help you. For more information about our graduate and masters programs, call us today at (206) 296-5510.

  • Why It Is Never Too Late to Find the Career You Love

    It is never too late to pursue a career change , and starting a graduate program or master’s program at a Seattle university will set you on the right path. If you’re feeling stuck in a rut at your current job, or would like to increase your earning potential, a graduate program can help. Keep reading to find out more about how you can find a career that you love.

    Become a Freelancer

    Whether you want to stay in your chosen field or find a new one, a graduate degree can facilitate a career change to freelancing. Freelancers can make their own hours and be their own bosses. If you’ve been working in the technology field for years, you can pursue a master’s of software engineering degree and find a freelancing job as a project manager, software designer, or software developer.

    Consider Turning a Passion or Hobby Into a Career

    If you’re tired of your current job and would like to find a career that you truly love, take some time to think about your hobbies and passions. If you’ve always loved working with computers, you could earn a graduate degree in computer science. You can become a security engineer, a security analyst, or a system or network administrator. If you build a career around your passions, you will truly enjoy the work that you do.

    Consider Consulting

    If you’re considering retirement, coming out of retirement, or just making a career change, then working as a consultant can afford you a lot of flexibility and freedom. If you earn a master’s of science in computer science, or a graduate degree in software engineering, you may be able to find a job as a security consultant for any number of large tech companies in your area.

    At Seattle University , we offer unique and flexible graduate programs in computer science and software engineering. We can help facilitate your career change, and get you on your way to having a career you love. For more information on admissions or our Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, call us today at (206) 296-5510.

  • What Is Programming Boot Camp?

    If you’re considering pursuing a graduate degree or master’s degree in computer science and software engineering, but have little or no programming experience, you may need to attend programming boot camp. Programming boot camp is very valuable for Seattle University students who plan on enrolling in a computer science or software engineering program.

    The boot camp is a series of three accelerated classes that focus on computer programming. These classes require just 20 hours of classwork outside of the classroom each week. If you don’t have sufficient programming experience to go directly into the graduate program in the College of Science and Engineering, you may be required to attend programming boot camp.

    At the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Seattle University, we strive to help our college students to succeed. Whether you’re making a career change or pursuing a graduate degree , we can help you further your academic studies. For more information on our admissions process or programs, visit our website or call us today at (206) 296-5510.

  • A Closer Look at the GMAT

    The GMAT is the Graduate Management Admissions Test. Many colleges and universities require that students take the test for entrance into their master’s degree programs. The test was created to assess potential graduate students’ analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills.

    Watch this video to learn more about the GMAT. A Kaplan instructor discusses the purpose of the test, and when and why it is required for certain graduate programs.

    If you’re interested in enrolling in a graduate program, come see us at Seattle University’s Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering. We offer a master of science in computer science, as well as a graduate degree in software engineering . For more information, call (206) 296-5510 today.