12 months
20460 USD/year
20460 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Whether a student is a recent college graduate or seeking a career change, the Software Engineering program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is designed to help graduates excel in the endless field of software development. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


The keystone of the Software Engineering program from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is developing software systems for some of the world’s most sophisticated and demanding applications, like those found in aircraft, spacecraft, and medical systems.

From small classes and high-tech labs, to internationally renowned faculty with experience in the fields of high-dependability software, quality assurance, and embedded real-time systems, ERAU has much to offer.

The Master of Science in Software Engineering program has achieved 100 percent placement of its graduates within one year of program completion. And since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics foresees software engineering as one of the fastest-growing occupations in coming years, those with advanced degrees will be in high demand.

About Software Engineering at the Daytona Beach

Housed in the Department of Electrical, Computer, Software, and Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering, the M.S. in Software Engineering degree program is designed to give college graduates an opportunity to enhance their careers and work on the cutting edge of modern software development, and thus move into positions of responsibility in software development organizations. The process-centered quantitative approach to the course work in the degree program not only gives students the technical tools and techniques they need but also skills in communication, group interaction, and management.

The program emphasizes the engineering of real-time embedded software systems encountered in such applications as FAA air traffic control computer systems, aircraft avionics, and similar systems.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Security Assessment
  • Software Project Management
  • Software Requirements Engineering
  • Current Trends in Software Engineering
  • Software Systems Architecture and Design
  • Software Quality Engineering and Assurance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts sent directly from all colleges and universities attended (bachelor’s degree is required) Official transcripts of any graduate courses attempted.
  • The statement of objectives is an important part of your application. You should give your reasons for wishing to do graduate work in the field you have chosen, incorporating your interests, your background, and your long-term professional goals.
  • Letters of Recommendation - Three Endorser’s Recommendations — two academic and one professional.
  • Resume - A current résumé outlining your past educational and work experiences.
  • GMAT/GRE Scores
  • Foreign Credential Evaluation
  • Language Requirement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20460 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    20460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20460 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Daytona Beach

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

Our partners

Software Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!