Software Engineering (Certificate)

Open new career possibilities and perhaps increase income potential by taking graduate-level courses to earn a Certificate in Software Engineering.

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Increase your knowledge and skills in software engineering with this certificate program designed to meet the needs of professionals looking to boost their careers. Explore the areas of software design, development, and maintenance.

Topics covered in the program include object-oriented analysis and design, the science of programming, software metrics, software systems architecture, and software testing and analysis.

Coursework from the certificate program may be applied toward a Master of Computer Science degree. Admission to a master’s program is not guaranteed upon completion of the certificate program.

Program Overview

Increase your knowledge and skills in software engineering with this certificate program designed to meet the needs of professionals looking to boost their careers. Explore the areas of software design, development, and maintenance.

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the hiring of software engineers to increase by 24 percent from 2016 to 2026, making them highly coveted commodities.

  • Software engineer
  • Software architect
  • Computer and information systems manger
  • User interface designer

Complete nine credit hours of graduate-level coursework to earn the Certificate in Software Engineering.

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Admission to a graduate certificate program is limited to students who qualify as non-degree graduate students and who hold a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.5/4.0 or higher.

A GRE score is not required.

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