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Software Systems

Mercer University

24 months
11400 USD/year
11400 USD/year
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Students in the M.S. in Software Systems graduate program at Mercer University learn breadth and depth in techniques for defining, analyzing, and solving complex problems. They learn to communicate technical aspects of those solutions to technical audiences.


Key facts

The program teaches students to:

  • Conduct a software development or maintenance project throughout its entire life cycle, including requirements analysis, object-oriented design, object-oriented programming, and testing, using iterative, incremental processes
  • Develop high-quality lower-level designs using Refactoring
  • Create or improve higher level designs using Design Patterns
  • Program proficiency in Java, C++, or C#
  • Develop capabilities in areas such as software architectures, software testing, and/or software security
  • Apply agile software development processes
  • Perform data science analyses in a language such as Python

Work with the Best

Software Systems graduate students at Mercer University benefit from the guidance of our experienced team of faculty members.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Computational Intelligence Applications
  • Advanced Graphic Interfaces
  • Engineering Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Object-Oriented Project Methods
  • Software Test
  • Software Architecture
  • Design, Maintenance and Quality

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit a completed application along with application fee. 
  • Must submit a minimum of two, but preferably three letters of recommendation for admission.
  • Hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an ABET accredited program, but applicants will be considered with an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or its equivalent internationally.
  • Submit GRE score on the general section of the test. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5700 USD per semester during 24 months.


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