Master of Science in Computer Science

Software Engineering

The M.S. in Computer Science (Software Engineering) focuses on providing its graduates not only software development skills, but also systems engineering, customer collaboration, and management skills necessary for non-outsourceable careers and for leadership in software engineering.

The M.S. in Computer Science (Software Engineering) emphasizes education for the future, including such emerging trends as software-intensive systems of systems, high assurance, agile methods, COTS integration, mobile and distributed network-centric architectures, and rapid software development and evolution. The program includes experience in real-client class projects and state-of-the-art evaluation assignments.

Career Options

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:

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