The Software Engineering program offered by Washington State University equips students with advanced skills in design, development, validation, maintenance, reuse, management, and security of software products. Graduates of the program learn the principles of software engineering, together with the tools, methods and techniques used in modern software engineering practice. They also gain knowledge in the managerial and leadership skills needed to advance in the industry.
Employment in the area of software engineering is growing rapidly with jobs such as Software Development Engineer, Software Developer, and Software Engineer growing about 87%, 56% and 74%, respectively, in Washington alone in 2012-2013. It is expected to continue this trajectory through 2020. Software Engineers typically earn six-figure salaries. Graduates can choose to pursue a career as Software Developer, Software Engineer, Requirements Engineer, Quality Assurance Engineer, Project Manager, and many others.
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The objectives of the MS SE program are to allow students to acquire the education and professional skills necessary to:
- Identify and solve problems relevant to the Software Engineering discipline.
- Compete and advance in the Software Engineering industry
- Adapt to changes in technology as well as to the needs of society.
- Continue to seek knowledge to thrive in an increasingly globalized society.
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- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Fall July 21
- Spring November 16
DisciplinesGeneral Engineering & Technology Computer Sciences Software Engineering View 354 other Masters in General Engineering & Technology in United States
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- Prospective international students must have the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree from an approved institution. Usually, this is a minimum of four years of study beyond grade 12.
- A grade point average equivalent to a U.S. grade of "B" (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or better is required.
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International27113 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 27113 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
National13533 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13533 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
In-State6308 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6308 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.