Program Overview

Graduate study in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (COMP) leads to the non-thesis Master of Software Engineering degree (M.Sw.E). All applications are reviewed by the COMP Graduate Admissions Committee. To enter the M.Sw.E., students must hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an institution of recognized standing. The student also must have the prerequisite undergraduate experience in areas of computer science and/or software engineering.

If the student has deficiencies in the prerequisites, they will be required to take appropriate undergraduate courses. The prerequisite courses are not offered through this outreach program. All applicants must submit Graduate Record Examination scores for the general test. The M.Sw.E. program requires 33 semester credit hours, including three credit hours for the software engineering design project. There is no language requirement for this program.

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    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    School Overview

    Auburn University is a public, four-year institution of higher education, located in the city of Auburn, Alabama. Originating in 1856 as the East Alabama Male College, Auburn University became the first southern land-grant institution. Today, Auburn University is recognized as a “land, sea, and space” grant university. Auburn awards undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs. As part of its mission statement, the “Auburn Spirit” commits to “high-quality” programs of study with continued “development of its research programs.”

    Through Auburn Online, students at Auburn University can enroll in distance education undergraduate and graduate degrees, professional credit, and personal enrichment programs.


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