Professionals working in the information technology and computer industries fields can enhance their education and career possibilities by enrolling in the online master’s degree in Software Engineering Program offered by the WVU Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. The Software Engineering Program is offered exclusively online with no on-campus classroom attendance required. The part-time online program is especially designed for the working Software Engineering Professional, offering evening courses each week in a hybrid format with live discussions with the instructor and other students via the Internet. With Software Engineering being one of the fastest growing professions throughout the government and industry sectors, you will receive your education from top industry experts and executives to tenured research faculty in Software Engineering. Students are admitted for fall, spring or summer terms.
West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Acceptance into the program can be either as a Regular Graduate Student or a Provisional Graduate Student status.
Regular Graduate Student status will meet the following requirements:
Provisional Graduate Student status must meet the following requirements:
**The GRE is not required for provisional admission.
In order to continue in the program as a Regular Graduate Student, a Provisional Graduate Student must:
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose.
|Tuition and Fees
for academic year 2016-2017
Per Credit Hour
Per Credit Hour
Financial aid is available. Students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to determine their eligibility for federal and state funds as well as scholarships. WVU’s FAFSA Code is 003827.
Students will complete 33 credit hours.
The curriculum consists of the following courses:
|SENG 510||Software Project Management|
|SENG 520||Software Analysis and Design|
|SENG 530||Validation and Verification|
|SENG 540||Software Evolution|
|SENG 550||Introduction to Object-Oriented Design|
|SENG 695||Experiential Learning is a 3-credit independent study that may be taken in place of one regular course in the M.S.S.E. program.|
Students will work with their advisor to select six additional courses that meet their career goals. The advanced courses currently available can be found on the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering website.