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M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Software Engineering

University of Michigan - Dearborn

12 months
1465 USD/credit 42485 USD/year
1465 USD/credit 42485 USD/year
825 USD/credit 23925 USD/year
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The Software Engineering program of  University of Michigan - Dearborn is designed as a 30-credit hour interdisciplinary graduate program jointly administered by the Department of Computer and Information Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 

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The curriculum of the Software Engineering program of  University of Michigan - Dearborn  consists of required core courses and technical electives, providing opportunities to design and implement embedded systems and large-scale software systems.

The program may be completed entirely on campus, entirely online, or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.

Students with an interest in pursuing doctoral studies or working in a research and development environment are encouraged to elect the thesis option.

Learning Goals 

  • Students will be able to use mathematical and scientific techniques to solve software engineering problems

  • Students will be able to formulate problems, design experiments, collect, verify, validate, analyze, and interpret data and use this knowledge to design a reliable system, component, or process to meet requirements

  • Students will be able to use the techniques, skills, and modern software tools necessary for reliable and robust software engineering practice

  • Students will be able to recognize a problem, evaluate different methods and use software engineering principles to derive a feasible solution 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Software Engineering
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Architecture and Design Patterns
  • Software Engineering Management
  • Data Analytics in Software Engineering
  • Embedded Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Admission is rolling, and you may begin the program in September or January. May admission is also usually possible for part-time students.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution with a grade point average of "B" or better. Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements may be offered admission. Admission in such cases will depend heavily on other indices of the student's ability to handle graduate-level work. These might include strong performance on standardized tests, GPA in the major, and/or other experiences that are clearly indicative of strong academic ability. 

  • Preference will be given to students with a background in Computer and Information Science and Computer Engineering.

Work experience

  • At least 2 years of practical work experience​

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42485 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1465 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42485 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1465 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23925 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 825 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • Non-Resident In Online Program: $567.00 per credit

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 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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