2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Sep 28, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MS in Software Engineering


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This program is not currently accepting new students.

 

The MS in Software Engineering program equips students with the advanced technical and leadership skills to oversee complex, large-scale development projects in the 2020s. Through courses developed in collaboration with IBM, students focus on:

  • The application of engineering best practices to the design, development, testing, and evaluation of software systems.
  • Developing cutting-edge expertise in security risk management, secure coding, big data analytics, and intelligent systems.
  • Learning practical, immediately applicable skills through interactive case studies, visualizations, and applications.

In this master’s program, hands-on programming labs give students the freedom to apply what they’ve learned in an authentic yet safe environment.

Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of the MS in Software Engineering, students will be able to:

  1. Evaluate emerging technical developments that apply to software engineering.
  2. Evaluate software engineering paradigms, tools, and techniques.
  3. Examine the skills required to lead a project in the construction of a complex commercial software system.
  4. Examine IT issues and methodologies used in the design and development of IT systems.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of best practices used to develop and manage software development teams.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of best practices used to develop and manage complex software development projects.

Degree Requirements


  • 30 total semester credits

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