Software Engineering

Texas State University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
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Texas State University's Department of Computer Science is known for cutting-edge curricula that closely track current developments in computing, a dedicated faculty and well-equipped, remotely accessible laboratory facilities. Enroll now in the Software Engineering program! 


Combined, these elements provide students with hands-on experience while implementing classroom concepts, providing the specialized training graduates need to land the best jobs.

The Master of Science (M.S.) degree with a major in Software Engineering at Texas State University requires 36 semester credit hours.

Background Requirements

Students are required to fulfill background course work if they do not have adequate undergraduate computer science background. The background requirements may be reduced if evidence is presented which shows that the applicant has taken equivalent courses elsewhere prior to enrollment at Texas State. Background work must be completed before enrolling in graduate courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Graphical User Interfaces

  • Survey of Software Engineering

  • Formal Methods in Software Engineering

  • Advanced Operating Systems

  • Network and Communication Systems

  • Algorithm Design and Analysis.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee
  •           or

    • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
    • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
    • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
    • minimum 2.75 GPA in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
    • background course work*
    • ​resume/CV
    • statement of purpose
    • three letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Software Engineering
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