Master of Science (MS) in Software Engineering Degree
Grand Canyon University’s Master of Science in Software Engineering is designed for students looking to gain advanced skills and move their software engineering career further.
The program is applicable of those looking to work at all stages of the software development cycle, preparing them to develop the next generation of software products and services used by consumers, industry and government.
Lead Software Projects and Teams as a Software Engineer
Learners exit the master’s in software engineering program having gained both advanced technical engineering skills and effective management skills. Course curriculum includes comprehensive, intensive coverage of modern software concepts and techniques, emphasizing a holistic approach encompassing financial and legal issues, technical concepts, security, software design and project management. These skills equip them for high-level positions at the management level or above.
Graduates of the program may work in a variety of settings including:
- Mobile application development
- Social media
- Financial institutions
- Education institutions
- Technology supply
Do Software Engineers Need a Master’s Degree?
Software engineering is a promising and rewarding field with much room for advancement. Earning a master’s degree can equip you for more complex roles the vast domains of software engineering.
The leadership skills provided through a master’s degree can additionally prepare graduates to effectively lead teams and manage employees, equipping them for higher-level management positions, potentially even at the executive level.
GCU’s MS in Software Engineering can provide you with a competitive edge for earning positions which may include:
- Computer network architect
- Database administrator
- Embedded software engineer
- Information systems manager
- Lead software engineer
- Project manager
- Systems architect
At the advanced level, software engineers have the power to produce innovative solutions that can have an immense impact on the world. Software engineers are able to use technology to meet specific needs, considering public health, safety and welfare while utilizing cutting edge techniques, skills and tools.
Online Master’s in Software Engineering Classes, Available When You Are
GCU’s program was built in order to meet the unique needs of working professionals. Earn your degree while working full time and maintaining an already busy schedule. Conveniently scheduled coursework allows for learners to pursue career advancement on their own time.
Online courses are equally as academically rigorous as in-person courses, meaning students gain the same level of skill through attending in both the traditional and online setting. Both in person and online courses are project-focused and offer ample opportunity to develop hands-on skills.
Equip yourself to make a difference in the field of technology by earning a Master of Science in Software Engineering from GCU. For more information, contact an admissions counselor or apply today!
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