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Push the projects that matter with the confidence of a top-tier master’s

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Our curriculum is refreshed regularly through rigorous review by our advisory board of software engineering experts. You can immediately apply your coursework to your professional work in designing, developing, validating and maintaining software systems.

Brandeis University is consistently ranked as a top university by U.S. News & World Report, so with your Master of Software Engineering, you will experience the confidence of someone who has earned a master’s from one of the country's best universities.

With our cutting-edge, 100% online curriculum for software engineering professionals, you will learn to build solutions using best-in-class technology practices and lifecycle approaches.

Part-time, fully online, financially accessible.

The 30-credit Software Engineering program has six required courses and four electives. In your required courses, you will receive a focused education surrounding fundamental topics in the field.  Electives build upon specific professional skill sets to enrich and round out your studies. You’ll learn in small, seminar-style classes alongside no more than 20 peers.

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Our 30-credit part-time, online program has six required courses and four electives. Below is a sample of available classes.

Object-Oriented Design with UML

Release Control and Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (DevOps)

Software Engineering Studio

Functional Programming with Java and Scala

Software Testing Techniques

Mobile Applications and Responsive Web Design

Software engineers have a significant impact on the global job market, with access to opportunities in banking, healthcare, retail, defense, finance, education and countless other industries that use computing technology.

As a student in the program, you will learn alongside peers and instructors who work or have worked at prestigious organizations such as:

Our Software Engineering faculty understand the challenges of modern industry. Whether they’re delivering IT solutions to leading global companies or managing complex computer systems, they structure their GPS curriculum to draw on real-world expertise and connections that ultimately help you advance your career goals.

Get to know some of your program’s leadership team:

Director of Software Engineering,
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Director of Data and Systems Integration, Brandeis University

Project Management Advisor, CVS Health

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This degree is for you if:

You have an undergraduate degree with work experience and/or coursework in introduction to networking, introduction to computer science and introduction to computer security.

If you’re interested in pursuing this program and do not meet the prerequisites above, please speak with an enrollment coordinator about your options.

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