Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Software Engineering Graduate Certificate focuses on building the foundations to design high-quality software as well as it leaves students the possibility of choosing part of their courses to make the certificate in line with their career goals. 

The Graduate Certificate in SWE assumes that students have a significant background in computing.  It will help them to expand their software engineering knowledge by building a set of skills that will prepare them for positions of more responsibility in the computing industry.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee.
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to ksugrad@kennesaw.edu.
  • Resume - (Can be uploaded into the online application)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Optional Two Letters of Recommendation

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Course Number
    Course Name
    Credit Hours
  • Required Courses: 9 hours
  • SWE 6733
    Emerging Software Engineering Processes
    3
  • * Select two of the following
     
  • SWE 6613
    Requirements Engineering
    3
  • SWE 6633
    Software Project Planning & Management
    3
  • SWE 6653
    Software Architecture
    3
  • SWE 6673
    Software Testing and Verification
    3
  • Note: SWE 6613 is a prerequisite for SWE 6673
    Total Required Course Credit Hours:
    9
  • Elective Courses: 6 hours
  • Choose two additional courses for a total of six credits. One course should be 6000-level SWE or from the list below. The second course can be any 6000/7000-level CS or SWE course.
  • CS 7125
    Cloud Computing
    3
  • CS 7385
    Human Factors
    3
  • CS 7455
    Mobile App Development
    3
  • CS 7535
    Software and OS Security
    3
  • CS 7827
    Real Time Systems
    3
  • CSE 7983
    Graduate Internship
    3
  •  
    Program Total: 
    15

 

APPLICATION AND DOCUMENT DEADLINES

This program accepts applications in Fall, Spring and Summer; the deadlines are:

  • Term
    Date
  • Fall
    July 1
  • Spring
    November 1
  • Summer
    April 1

PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director: Reza Parizi
Program Office:  470/578-2118 rparizi1@kennesaw.edu and gradccse@kennesaw.edu 
Program Website: http://ccse.kennesaw.edu/swegd/programs/cert-swe.php

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