Software Engineering

Software Engineering

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As a student pursuing a Software Engineering degree, you will complete significant projects every semester building skills in communication, teamwork, critical thinking and professionalism. The program blends engineering principles, computing skills, project management and software construction supplying you with a comprehensive understanding of the field and preparing you for the workforce or future study.

The program helps you develop strong problem-solving, communication and teamwork skills. You will also be exposed to state-of-the-art technologies for game design, mobile and web applications development, big data analytics and software cybersecurity.

Program Highlights

  • The Software Engineering curriculum has been developed in collaboration with industry and evolves best technological practices.
  • Utilizes a project-driven curriculum, establishing a new model for software engineering education.  
  • Software Engineering courses involve technologies, methodologies, paradigms and patterns.
  • Software Engineering is offered face to face and online by the same faculty

Program Distinctions

  • B.S. Software Engineering is the only program in the Minnesota State system.
  • Faculty have terminal degrees as well as intensive professional experience in the field of Software Engineering.

Student Organizations

Major Minor Online Courses

University Facts & Stats

  • 13,470 projected annual opening Software Developer/System Software jobs from 2012-2022
  • $97,240 Median annual wage
  • Ranked #2 Best Technology Jobs
  • Ranked #2 Best STEM Jobs

Popular Careers

  • Software Analyst / System Analyst
  • Software Architect / System Architect
  • Systems Software / Software Applications
  • Software Developer / Software Programmer