Professionals working in the information technology and computer 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 format that includes 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 as well as tenured research faculty in Software Engineering. Students are admitted for fall, spring, or summer terms.
Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science, computer engineering or a closely related major. Minimum grade point average of 3.0 with at least a 3.0 grade point average in the major. Students who have an undergraduate degree in another field and at least one year of work experience related to software development will be considered for admission as provisional graduate students if they meet certain requirements.
West Virginia University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Total Credit Hours
- Live Online Sessions
Tuition and Financial Aid
Estimated Tuition and Fees
The Master of Science in Software Engineering requires 33 credit hours to complete. Cost per credit hour is $669.
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.