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Software Development and Engineering

M.Sc.
24 months
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1305 USD/credit
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Earn your degree with the only Software Development and Engineering program on the East Coast from Pace University recognized by the prestigious IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

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Overview

The MS in Software Development and Engineering at Pace University is an advanced program that focuses on the application of engineering principles to the software development process. It provides rigorous, in-depth study of the problems of managing, designing, developing, delivering, and maintaining software. After completing the program, you’ll be prepared to sit for the exam leading to the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential developed by the Computing Society of the IEEE, the world's leading organization of computing professionals.

Plus, partnerships give students one-of-a-kind opportunities including working with world-class organizations to put their skills to the test developing real-world applications, such as a Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factor Calculator developed in collaboration with Pfizer Inc.’s Clinical Applications Team. 

Once that core has been completed, you'll pick a concentration from these options:

  • Programming languages, tools, and methods
  • Internet software development
  • Human computer interaction
  • Software process management
  • Secure software development

Career Path 

  • Software Development
  • Usability
  • Application Development
  • Cybersecurity

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Fundamental Computer Science I with Java
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Software Design Methodologies
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Software Reliability & Quality Assurance
  • Contemporary Software Engineering Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement
  • All Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1305 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1305 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1305 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1305 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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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