Software Engineering (Professional Science Masters)

Software Engineering (Professional Science Masters)

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Designed for professionals from computing fields seeking to update or upgrade their credentials, the Professional Science Masters in Software Engineering will prepare you with current skills and knowledge in software engineering.

You will acquire the knowledge and tools you need to design, construct, analyze, test, deploy and maintain software systems using state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice methods, technologies and tools. You will learn key proficiencies in current and emerging software system technology and gain the ability to better manage software projects.

Program Highlights

  • Tailored to meet the needs of working professionals through the use of online technologies
  • Finish in four-semesters
  • Integrates 20 percent of MBA courses allowing professionals to take leading management roles in the industry
  • Delivered online and face-to-face with both synchronous and asynchronous online formats
  • Meet with faculty during optional face-to-face workshops offered evenings or weekends at St. Cloud State at Plymouth
  • Perfect for students with undergraduate degrees in: Software engineering, computer science, computer engineering and information technology
  • Prior knowledge and experience gained from the industry will be considered for credit

Program Distinctions

  • Courses taught by faculty with terminal degrees and industrial experience in the field of Software Engineering
  • Our industry advisory board regularly reviews the program
  • Access to the Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility, equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, visualization lab, and immersive lab suites designed for student-centered, experiential learning

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Application Deadlines

U.S. Citizens International
Outside U.S.
International
Inside U.S.
Fall July 15 May 15 July 15
Spring N/A N/A N/A
Summer N/A N/A N/A

Degree Levels

Licensure Graduate Certificate Master Post-Master Doctorate

Delivery Options

St. CLoud (on campus) Online Synchronous online St. Cloud State at Plymouth Evenings/Weekends

Graduate Director

Mehdi Mekni

Popular Careers

  • Software project manager
  • Software product manager
  • Software architect
  • Software analyst
  • Software quality assurance

University Facts & Stats

  • 60 graduate programs leading to graduate certificates, master’s and doctoral degrees
  • More than 200 graduate assistantships awarded per year
  • Graduate assistants receive up to a $9,250 stipend per year and tuition reimbursement for up to eight graduate credits per semester.

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