Saint Leo University

MS: Software Engineering


33701 State Road 52

Saint Leo, FL 33574

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS: Software Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

Software Engineering is defined as the application of a systematic, disciplined, and quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software. Software plays a central and underpinning role in almost all aspects of daily life: communications, government, manufacturing, banking and finance, education, transportation, entertainment, medicine, agriculture, and law.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook (2016 Edition), it was estimated that there would be a demand for 302,500 new Software Developer positions over the 2016 to 2026 time-frame.

Saint Leo’s MS in Software Engineering curriculum addresses industry needs by teaching fundamental and theoretical concepts that includes an intensive, comprehensive coverage of modern software development techniques. This approach prepares graduates to be versatile so they can work within a number of different fields. The MS in Software Engineering degree program is also designed to help students with a technical background become leaders in the industry. This degree is relevant to software engineers looking to stay competitive by developing new technical skills, as well as for students who want to foster innovation by keeping up with emerging software trends and technologies.

Instructors in this program come from a wide range of backgrounds and have many years’ worth of practical experience within the varied field of software engineering, allowing them to communicate this valuable practice to students. Small class sizes offer personal attention from instructors, enabling students to flourish in an online environment for this cutting-edge graduate program.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Stafford Loans Available. Saint Leo FAFSA Code: 001526.

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

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