Software Engineering - Cybersecurity, M.Sc. | San José State University | San Jose, United States
M.Sc. On Campus

Software Engineering - Cybersecurity

12 months
7176 USD/year
7176 USD/year
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Software Engineering - Cybersecurity from San José State University is a strong operational understanding of how human factors influence the security of information systems.


Students at Software Engineering - Cybersecurity from San José State University gain hands-on experience in design, development, testing, and deployment of secure systems, as well as a solid understanding of organizational risk management and records integrity. 

Graduates with Software Engineering - Cybersecurity from San José State University will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding of advanced knowledge of the practice of software engineering, from vision to analysis, design, validation and deployment.
  • tackle complex engineering problems and tasks, using contemporary engineering principles, methodologies and tools.
  • demonstrate leadership and the ability to participate in teamwork in an environment with different disciplines of engineering, science and business.
  • advance successfully in the engineering profession, and sustain a process of life-long learning in engineer or other professional areas.
  • communicate effectively, in both oral and written forms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Security
  • Software Security Technologies
  • Enterprise Distributed Systems
  • Enterprise Application Development
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Virtualization Technologies
  • Software Engineering Processes
  • Software Quality Assurance and Testing
  • Computer Network Design
  • Network Programming and Applications
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a foreign country, or the completion of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Hold a GPA of at least 2.75 (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a GPA of 2.75 in the last two years of full time study
  • Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
  • English Language Proficiency Exam
  • International Coursework and Degrees
  • Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
  • Submit Test Scores
  • Submit Declaration of Finance Form
  • Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
  • Submit Copy of Current Passport
  • Submit Copy of Current Visa

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    7176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 12 months.

Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.

Living costs for San Jose

1740 - 3150 USD /month
Living costs

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


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