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61050 USD/year
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About

Offered both on the Charles River Campus and online, the Master of Science in Software Development at Boston University constitutes preparation for one of the largest and fastest-growing professions: software developer.

Overview

Key facts

It recognizes the ubiquitous and growing need for new and evolving software. The Software Development degree program at Boston University is founded on the principle that developers must be thoroughly practiced in understanding new requirements in diverse fields and, acting as team members or leaders, fully competent to deliver secure, reliable software.

Learning Outcomes

  • The ability to understand and analyze business and technical requirements.
  • The confidence to work comfortably with a software development and project team.
  • A high degree of competence in producing applications that satisfy requirements.
  • The skills to produce secure, robust, and reliable designs and code.
  • The capability to manage and participate in multi-location, multi-language development projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Structures with Python
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Advanced Programming Techniques
  • Agile Software Development
  • Software Design and Patterns
  • Information Systems Analysis and Design

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

32 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • A completed Application for Graduate Admission
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • A current résumé
  • Transcript(s) from each college and graduate school attended
  • A nonrefundable application fee of $85

International

  • International Student Data Form
  • Authorized financial statement from a bank (original, shown in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of current I-20 and I-94, both sides
  • Letter of financial support from a sponsor
  • Notarized English translations of all documents not in English

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 8 months.
  • National

    61050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 61050 USD per year during 8 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

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

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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