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Software Engineering

Walden University

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Next-generation software developers are in demand. Enhance your credentials with a curriculum developed in collaboration with IBM. A master’s in Software Engineering at Walden University focuses on the application of engineering best practices to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of complex software systems.

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Future-proof your career with a master’s degree that prepares you for the IT challenges of today—and tomorrow.

Why Pursue Your Online MS in Software Engineering With Walden University ?

  • Be future-ready with security and security risk management mastery: Build valuable skills in an IT climate that emphasizes security for complex software projects.
  • Elevate your expertise in intelligent systems and big data: Coursework prioritizes these pivotal software engineering topics. Gain confidence in managing large, mission-critical projects.
  • Learn from advanced curriculum: Study real cases, visualizations, and applications through leading-edge coursework that reflects the demands of today’s software engineering field.
  • Benefit from realistic, hands-on learning opportunities: Interactive curriculum and programming labs give you the freedom to apply what you learn in an authentic yet safe environment.
  • Gain well-rounded expertise: Beyond mastering software engineering technologies, you’ll examine the practical application of these technologies to address real-life business problems.
  • Choose an online program designed for working professionals like you: You’re never alone in pursuit of your MS in Software Engineering. Walden has your back with support services at every step.


Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are rigorous and offer relevant content. Walden University’s accreditation means:

  • The quality of the institution and its programs are continually reassessed and improved.
  • Credits earned are easier to transfer than credits earned at non-accredited institutions.
When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned a degree from an accredited university.

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Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

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  • Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level.
  • Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to applying for financial aid.
  • Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

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Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

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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