University of Washington Bothell



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Admission to the Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering requires the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field. Applicants should have completed at least the following undergraduate courses: data structures, algorithms, computer systems, and software engineering or have obtained experience in these areas professionally.  Applicants with a bachelors degree in other areas can fulfill these prerequisites through the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development


For details on application requirements, please visit our Applying for Admission. For answers to additional questions please contact:

STEM Graduate Advising Office
or call (425) 352-5490


Students who wish to take Computing & Software Systems courses but are not directly pursuing a degree should refer to the Student Status Option page for application information.