University of Maryland University College

Graduate School

Master of Science in Information Technology - Software Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Information Technology - Software Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

UMUC's Master of Science in Information Technology Program is designed for those who are called upon to develop, implement, and operate information systems in a variety of organizations. Graduates of the this program will have a broad technical understanding of current and emerging technologies in the IT field, a familiarity with systems engineering concepts and a solid foundation in the technological basis of the Internet. They will also have a firm grasp of current and future effects of the convergence of computer systems and telecommunications systems technologies.

The Software Engineering specialization provides a foundation in technical concepts and design techniques, as well as management and teamwork approaches, for building software systems. The emphasis of this specialization is on implementing software engineering projects within cost and schedule by applying proven and innovative practices that overcome the shortcomings of an undisciplined approach.


Accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and certified by the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia. UMUC is a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland.

Facts & Figures

In State Tuition (per year): 0 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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