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Software Engineering

North Dakota State University

12 months
Duration
709 USD/credit 21270 USD/year
607 USD/credit 18210 USD/year
405 USD/credit 12150 USD/year
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About

The Software Engineering program at North Dakota State University is focused on the application of systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approaches to the development, operation, and maintenance of software systems.

Overview

Program Description

Inclusive of computer programming but going well beyond, Software Engineering is concerned with methodologies, techniques, and tools to manage the entire software life cycle, including development of requirements, specifications, design, testing, maintenance, and project management. The advent of Software Engineering is a natural result of the continuous quest for software quality and reusability, and the maturing of the software development industry.

The Software Engineering program at North Dakota State University is designed to appeal to both full-time students and software professionals who are employed and wish to pursue a program part time. The Master of Software Engineering is a course work only program while the Master of Science in Software Engineering is a course work, comprehensive examination and research program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Development Processes
  • Software Requirements Definition and Analysis
  • Software Design
  • Software Testing and Debugging
  • Empirical Methods in Software Engineering
  • Software Project Planning and Estimation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Master of Software Engineering:

  • Bachelor’s level (B.S., B.A., Sc.B., etc.) degree from an educational institution of recognized standing
  • Ability to design and implement a program consisting of several interacting classes that might total approximately 100 executable statements
  • International Students require a minimum TOEFL ibT of 79 or an IELTS of 6.5
  • A 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) GPA in previous coursework. Conditional admission may be given with a 2.7 or higher GPA and professional experience
Master of Science:
  • Four year or longer B.S. or equivalent degree with at least a 3.0 grade point average
  • Eighteen semester hours or equivalent in Computer Science from an educational institution of recognized standing, or at least 2 years of full-time professional software engineering experience
  • Programming skill with one modern higher level programming language, preferably C++, C#, or Java
  • A 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) GPA in all previous coursework

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 709 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18210 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 607 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 405 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Fargo

870 - 1260 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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