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The Master of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering (MSCSSE) at UW Bothell couples theoretical computing concepts with real-world problems, helping students develop the breadth of skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive software profession.
Supported by the collaborative and personal learning environment at UW Bothell, students gain the expertise and confidence to drive innovative changes within their industry. Our graduates will find opportunities for rewarding positions and advanced career opportunities in sectors such as software development, biotech, medicine, aerospace, entertainment, and finance.
The MSCSSE degree is designed to accommodate the needs of working professionals. Enrollment is either part-time or full-time, with courses meeting in the evening two or three times a week. Most students complete the program in just over two years.
The Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development (GCSDD) offers innovative preparation for students who lack formal computer science training to succeed in the MSCSSE degree program. In this series of courses, students gain advanced knowledge in programming problems using object-oriented techniques, data structures, recursive algorithms, risk management, product feasibility, modeling, UML, testing, CMMI, systems programming and much more. For those with an undergraduate degree in a different field, courses in the GCSDD serve as prerequisites for the MSCSSE admission requirements.
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Office: Founders Hall (UW1)-360
School of STEM Office of Research and Graduate Studies
18115 Campus Way NE
Bothell, WA 98011