Colorado Technical University

Master of Science in Computer Science - Software Engineering


231 N. Martingale Road 6th floor

Schaumburg, IL 60173

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Computer Science - Software Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

Pursue an online Master of Science in Computer Science-Software Engineering.

Explore operating systems, networking, computer system architecture, and the software system engineering process in Colorado Technical University’s Master of Science in Computer Science with a Software Engineering concentration.

For the third year in a row, CTU’s MSCS programs ranked among the Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report.1

In the core program, you will have the opportunity to evaluate the issues that affect the development and modification of complex software systems, and explore domain-specific computing or information system solutions. The core curriculum covers research, design, development and testing of computer hardware and software, along with the project management and leadership skills to help you prepare for increased responsibility in the engineering field.

Concentration courses include:

·         Software requirements engineering

·         Computer systems architecture

·         Software design

·         Software systems engineering process  

In the computer science capstone course, you have the opportunity to work on an in-depth project focusing on a major technical problem or major issue that impacts your organization or in a desired area of study.

CTU’s MSCS-Software Engineering concentration program begins every 8 weeks. Manage your education with your smartphone or tablet anytime, anywhere with CTU Mobile. Learn more.





Colorado Technical University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

Eligibility Requirements:

Must have a Bachelor's degree to apply. *Not all programs are available to residents of all states. Admissions staff will advise prospective students of any specific limitations for their states.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Colorado Technical University Online participates in many federal and state financial aid programs. We also administer institutional aid. Financial aid is available for those who qualify.

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