The Master of Software Engineering Program (MSWE) is an advanced 16-month professional degree program designed to train software engineers coming from a variety of backgrounds. The program prepares students to work in the booming software industry in California and beyond.
A first quarter intensive experience designed to solidify and broaden students’ knowledge of the computing landscape through programming
A set of 6 courses covering the fundamental technical knowledge in software engineering
Two courses dedicated to professional development in the software industry
A summer internship
A capstone project designed to enhance students’ professional portfolio
Applicants should have the following prerequisites completed before enrolling into the MWSE program:
B.S. degree or equivalent
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Knowledge of data structures, such as lists, arrays, trees, and associative arrays
Proficiency in one or, ideally, two general-purpose programming languages. It does not matter which ones. (Projects in this program involve several programming languages, with Python and Java dominating at the moment)
Do you offer fellowships for students?
Partial Fellowships, of no more than 50% of program fees, are currently available to domestic students only, with demonstrated need. Fellowship recipients must have a completed FAFSA on file.
Can I apply for the Reader (Grader)/TA/RA positions?
No, students in professional programs are not eligible for employment on campus.