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Why an MSSE degree?

Who attends this program?

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The Master's in Software Engineering at the University of Minnesota is designed for busy working professionals who desire a solid foundation in software engineering theory and best practice, combined with a thorough understanding of today's technologies, systems and analytics. This program is appropriate for software engineering professionals who want to increase their potential and relevance in the marketplace.

Our students come from a wide variety of organizations where classroom learning can be immediately applied to their jobs. Our graduates leave with enhanced critical thinking, leadership and interpersonal skills, giving them the tools they need to successfully manage and lead software projects. Our alumni gain a valuable network of industry professionals, communities of practice and peers to connect with throughout their careers.

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30

Credits

4

Semesters

600+

Alumni

What Our Students Say

    What did our 2022 graduates find the most valuable about the MSSE program?

"I now have a better understanding of leading technologies in software engineering."

"Collaborating with others on the group projects was extremely valuable. I think it pushed us all to do better."

"The learnings related to software project management and successful software team methods were beneficial."

"My biggest takeaway was learning about the latest advanced technologies and how soft skills play an important role along with tech skills."

"I appreciated that the program courses were based on the working world for software development."

U of M Students

News

Mentoring future software engineers

May 17, 2022
MSSE alumnus, Denny Cheng, introduced a high school student to the field of software engineering

MSSE class of 2022 student receives internship at Apple

May 4, 2021
First year MSSE student, Mashfique Anwar, has an opportunity to apply new skills in a real-world setting at Apple.

16th Annual Code Freeze - Humane Engineering

April 8, 2021
Code Freeze 2021 - Humane Engineering, sponsored by the University of Minnesota Software Engineering Center (UMSEC) and Cprime, was held virtually on February 25, 2021.
 

 

"The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them."

~ Albert Einstein