University of Texas at Austin

Cockrell School of Engineering

MS in Software Engineering


P.O. Box 7337

1616 Guadalupe, Suite 2.408

Austin, TX 78713

United States




1-512-471- 8492

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in ECE w/ a concentration in Software Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Option III Software Engineering Program is offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and is tailored to meet the demanding schedule of working professionals. The program’s curriculum provides students with the ability to better analyze and design software systems through course offerings such as software requirements, architectural design, verification and validation, as well as security networks and the technology utilized to enhance these software engineering systems. Overall the program provides students with the knowledge and skills to deliver robust, advanced, on-time, and in-budget software systems for their organization. BENEFITS -Tailored for busy schedules -Two-year program provides the opportunity to pursue a master’s degree while working full-time -Graduates receive the same Master’s Degree awarded by the traditional, full-time graduate program. -Courses taught by top-ranked Cockrell School of Engineering faculty. -Acquire the knowledge and tools to deliver robust-advanced, on-time, and in-budget software systems -Design, construct, analyze, test, deploy, and maintain software systems using state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice methods and tools. -Learn key proficiencies in current and emerging software system technology and gain the ability to better manage software projects


The University of Texas at Austin is an accredited four-year institution.

International Student Requirements:

Additional requirement for international applicants: - TOEFL score

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1133 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 17000 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 17000 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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