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2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Software Engineering, MS

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The College of Engineering and Technology offers a master’s of science in software engineering that is available online and on campus. The program prepares students to be able to specify, implement, and manage large software system projects from initial concept to the end of product life that are on-time, on-budget, and meet functional requirements.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School. Acceptance to the master of science degree in software engineering is based on satisfactory undergraduate grades, scores on either the Miller Analogies Test or the Graduate Record Examinations, and letters of reference. Applicants whose native language is not English must additionally submit a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language. Completion of an undergraduate degree in computer science, software engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, information systems or a related discipline is recommended for admission. Students from other disciplines or applicants with limited technical expertise are evaluated on a case-by-case basis by the program admissions committee. In some cases, remedial undergraduate courses or additional graduate courses are required as a precondition for admission. Students in the program are required to have fully functional computer hardware and full Internet connectivity. Requirements for completing the master of science in software engineering are described below.

Minimum degree requirement is 30 s.h. of credit as follows:

2. Concentration area - 12 s.h.

(Choose one)


A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 must be submitted for all graduate courses. No more than 6 s.h. of course work evaluated as C may be counted toward the degree.

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