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Software Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #75 (BCR) Online
Software Engineering from Penn State World Campus provides students with a strong foundation in software engineering using a combination of classroom study, software development experience, and design projects. 
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Overview

Software Engineering from Penn State World Campus blends engineering principles, computing skills, project leadership, and software construction to supply students with a comprehensive understanding of the field and to prepare graduates for the workforce or future study.

The program offers students the opportunity to develop strong problem-solving and communication skills, along with the development of teamwork skills. Students will also be exposed to state-of-the-art technologies for developing mobile applications, web applications, and software for embedded systems. 

Careers

Possible software engineering jobs may include:

  • computer systems analyst
  • software developer (embedded, web, and mobile)
  • user interface designer
  • software testing engineer
  • video game designer
  • computer systems administrator
  • project manager
  • sales engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • discrete mathematics
  • probability and statistics
  • computer programming
  • object-oriented methodology
  • software design
  • software validation and verification
  • software security
  • computer networks

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • High school transcripts or GED transcript
  • Official college or university transcripts, if you attended another institution, and/or official military transcripts (if applicable).
  • Transcripts not in English must be accompanied by a certified translation.
  • Submit official documents by mail

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    576 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 576 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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