Seattle University

College of Science and Engineering

Software Engineering


901 12th Avenue

P.O. Box 222000

Seattle, WA 98122

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.E. - Software Engineering

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Seattle University established its pioneering master of software engineering program in 1979, and awarded the world's first MSE degree in 1982. Although not required, many MSE students have bachelor's degrees in computer science. Our graduates enjoy the financial rewards, heightened responsibilities, and enhanced job challenges that accompany and MSE degree. The program builds on the software development and maintenance experience of working professionals. It covers the entire software development process; requirements definition, system analysis and design, implementation, validation, and delivery of the final system. The curriculum balances a core of technical and managerial courses with a wide variety of electives to address areas of personal interest. The faculty has extensive industrial experience as well as strong academic credentials, and our curriculum has been shaped by close contacts with local industry.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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