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Software Engineering MS

Rochester Institute of Technology
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree
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Program description

RIT Software Engineering MS

Software Engineering MS - Rochester Institute of Technology

Through this Master of Science program, students will build on their previous undergraduate education to gain an advanced level of skills and knowledge in software engineering, computer science or computer engineering. Students will have the opportunity to specialize in an area of interest and work towards their professional goals.

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Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the MS program in software engineering, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor degree from an accredited institution
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (Prospective students from institutions that do not use the GPA scale are expected to demonstrate an equivalent level of academic accomplishment
  • Formal academic background in software engineering, computer science, or computer engineering is a plus.)
  • Submit the following:
    • Official transcripts (in English) of all previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work
    • A professional essay (1-4 pages) describing current job (if applicable), relevant experience, and career plans
    • A current resume (including descriptions of significant software projects in which the candidate participated)
    • Two letters of recommendation
  • Complete a graduate application.

International students

applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum scores of 570 (paper-based) or 88 (Internet-based) are required.

International applicants must provide Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores. Domestic students are encouraged to provide GRE scores.

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Tuition fees

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Graduates of this program will be awarded a Master of Science in Software Engineering.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY

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