Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development

Alumni Success Stories


Sijie Chen alumaMEET SIJIE CHEN, a graduate from the Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development—Class of 2017. We had the opportunity to ask Sijie why she chose the GCSDD and what she thought about her experiences as a student in the program. Sijie is an international student who completed the graduate certificate while finishing a master’s program at UW Seattle. With her education, Sijie is set to join the Amazon Web Services team as a Software Development Engineer. We invite you to read the Q&A about Sijie's journey through the graduate certificate program.



Online software certificate addresses cyber need

Claire Jennings alumna"Claire Jennings worked in software development, but her tech skills were self-taught. To fill the holes in her training and pick up career credentials, Jennings took the graduate certificate program in software design and development at the University of Washington Bothell."

"Another graduate student at UW Bothell, Allison Gibson got her certificate in 2015, giving her the framework she needed to start the MSCSE program. She had a computer engineering degree and work experience but had taken a long break for family reasons." Read the full UW Bothell article on Aluma Claire Jennings and Allison Gibson.