MS in Software Engineering Overview Develop Your Network with Drexel’s Online MS in Software EngineeringThe College of Computing & Informatics at Drexel University has addressed the growing importance of software in modern society and the subsequent demand for prepared practitioners. The result? A fully online, industry-relevant MS in Software Engineering program. The program provides a foundational knowledge of key software engineering topics such as software design and architecture, engineering management, and systems analytics. Regardless of your career goals, Drexel’s online MS in Software Engineering program allows for an interdisciplinary, customized approach to mastering and ultimately advancing within the software industry. Program AdvantagesShaped by the renowned College of Computing & Informatics, the curriculum encompasses behavioral, managerial, and technical aspects of software engineeringFaculty members are doctorally prepared educators and accomplished professionals in the software engineering fieldThe MS in software engineering program is recommended, but not limited to, professionals working in the software engineering field who are interested in technical and managerial software work across a wide range of application domainsChoose electives based on your individual interests and career goalsThe online format lets you learn on your own schedule, while still providing ample opportunities to connect with professors and classmatesState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.Core Courses SE 575Software Design3.0SE 576Software Reliability and Testing3.0SE 577Software Architecture3.0SE 578Security Engineering3.0SE 627 Requirements Engineering and Management3.0SE 630Software Engineering Economics3.0SE 636Software Engineering Process3.0Breadth Courses12.0 Choose 12 credits: CS 500 Fundamentals of Databases CS 530Developing User Interfaces CS 645Network Security CS 647 Distributed Systems Software INFO 608Human-Computer Interaction INFO 633Information Visualization SE 610Open Source Software Engineering SE 572Web Services and Mobile Architectures SE 638Software Project Management Depth and Studio Courses12.0Choose 1-2 of the following courses to fulfill the Depth Requirement: ECEC 500Fundamentals of Computer Hardware ECEC 622Parallel Programming ECEC 632 Performance Analysis of Computer Networks ECEC 641Web Security I ECEC 642 Web Security II ECEC 643 Web Security III INFO 517 Principles of Cybersecurity INFO 555 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems INFO 605 Introduction to Database Management INFO 606 Advanced Database Management INFO 607 Applied Database Technologies INFO 610 Analysis of Interactive Systems INFO 611 Design of Interactive Systems INFO 634 Data Mining INFO 648 Healthcare Informatics INFO 679 Information Ethics INFO 710 Information Forensics INFO 712 Information Assurance INFO 725 Information Policy Complete 2-3 Software Studio Courses: SE 691Software Studio Total Credits45.0 View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A four-year bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science from an ABET accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institutionA minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for the last two years of undergraduate work If any graduate work has been completed, the average GPA must be at least 3.0Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationScores from the General Aptitude Test of the GRE Scores in the 50th percentile or above in all three sections are soughtNot required if your cumulative GPA is a 3.0 or aboveOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationA 500 word essay on why you wish to pursue the programResumeAdditional requirements for International Students Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1228 per credit. This program is eligible for Financial Aid.Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations.These rates apply only to new online students and students being readmitted.All students must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify.Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings.When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Software Engineering Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.