Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering

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Learn how to couple theoretical computing concepts with real-world problems, helping students develop the breadth of skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive software profession.

  • 46-49 credit curriculum
  • Part- or full-time enrollment
  • Evening classes designed for working professionals
  • Research opportunities with faculty

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 alumni will find opportunities for rewarding positions and advanced career opportunities in sectors such as software development, biotech, medicine, aerospace, entertainment, and finance.

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