SET transcends the traditional classroom framework by placing a greater emphasis on hands-on scientific research experience. Our graduates are accepted into medical and dental schools at 1.5 times the national rate.
The Master of Science in Software Engineering trains individuals to successfully design, develop, implement, integrate, and maintain software and software related products.
Since coding is only one phase of the software life cycle, St. Mary’s program does not focus on teaching specific languages. Instead, we give students the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and manage large-scale software systems with a primary focus on quality, reliability, and maintainability. We emphasize skills in managing development processes, organizational structures, analysis and modeling techniques, design methodologies, documentation standards, and quality controls.
The Software Engineering program is a 30-credit-hour program. Students may choose from:
Degree plans, classes and admission requirements are available at the catalog links below:
“I am glad I chose to pursue a master’s in Software Engineering at St. Mary’s because the faculty really know their stuff. The degree plan emphasized both the technical and management skills I use today in my career.”
– Mike Perez (M.S. ’15)
Students who complete the Master of Science in Software Engineering program at St. Mary’s are prepared for rewarding careers in the field of software engineering. Graduates have employment opportunities with companies that develop, manage and maintain software systems. They are employed by a variety of public and private institutions that design, evolve and reengineer complex software systems. They have career opportunities in every field where software programs are created and maintained.
Employers of software engineers include:
Admission is granted only to those with a high promise for success in graduate study, as demonstrated through previous academic records and testing.
To be considered for admission, applicants must:
St. Mary’s offers various scholarships, grants and assistantships to graduate students. Military, their dependents and Department of Defense employees may be eligible for a tuition discount. Please contact the Office of Financial Assistance at 210-436-3141 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or visit www.stmarytx.edu/finaid.