Master of Science in Software Engineering
Nova Southeastern University

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Program Information

The Master of Science in Software Engineering is a 36 credit-hour program. Offered online and on-campus, the degree focuses on the foundations of software engineering, including areas such as requirements, design, development, testing, verification, human-computer interaction, and project management. The master's degree is designed to give students a thorough knowledge of the field and to provide an enduring foundation for future professional growth. The program blends theory and practice into a learning experience that develops skills applicable to complex real-world problems.


Graduates with the M.S. in Computer Information Systems are able to (1) communicate software engineering concepts, designs, and solutions effectively and professionally; (2) apply knowledge of software engineering to produce effective designs and solutions for specific problems; (3) identify, analyze, and synthesize scholarly literature relating to the field of software engineering; and (4) use software development tools, software systems, and modern computing platforms.

AccreditationNova Southeastern University is regionally accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 
RequirementsRequires an earned bachelor’s degree in a related field with a GPA of at least 2.5 from a regionally accredited institution.
On Campus RequirementThis course is available online and on-campus or both
Delivery FormatOnline or On-Campus, or a combination of both. Please see degree descriptions for details.
Education LevelMaster
Credits Required36
Credits to Complete36