B. Thomas Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences
One Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Master of Science in Software Engineering
The MS in software engineering is designed to attract students with a formal undergraduate background in software engineering, computer science, or computer engineering, preferably with professional experience. The program’s core content assures that graduates possess both breadth and depth of knowledge in software engineering. Special topics courses and electives provide students with the opportunity to match their graduate education with their professional goals.
Plan of study
The program comprises 36 semester credit hours, anchored by a thesis or a capstone project.
To be considered for admission to the MS program in software engineering, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
Professional experience developing software is preferred, but candidates without a background in computing will be considered. Additional bridge course work may be required, and may extend time to graduation.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.
# of Credits Required: 36
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.
Locale: Large Suburb