Gain Comprehensive Knowledge in Modern Software Engineering
Regis University’s graduate certificate in Software Engineering is designed for professionals who want comprehensive knowledge in modern software engineering (e.g. software assurance, requirements, development, quality and test).
Software Engineering (Graduate)
Regis University's graduate academic certificate in Software Engineering is a 12 credit-hour certificate that includes one required course (Object-Oriented Software Engineering) and three electives. The three electives may be chosen from any of the courses provided in the Software Engineering degree program.
Total Software Engineering Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours
Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.
Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.
Course Requirements (12 credit hours)
||Object-Oriented Software Engineering
|Select three classes (9 credit hours) from the following:
||Software Requirements and Processes
||Software Construction, Tools, Methods
||Software Quality and Test
||Software Configuration Management, Maintenance
||Java Software Development
||Advanced Java Software Development
||Enterprise Java Software Development
||Advanced Enterprise Java Software Development
||C# Software Development
||Enterprise C# Software Development
||Web Software Development
||Web Visualization Frameworks
||Web Mobile Frameworks
|Total Certificate Requirements = 12 credit hours
Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.
To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.
PROGRESS TOWARD A MASTER’S DEGREE
All four classes of the Software Engineering graduate academic certificate can be applied toward the Master of Science in Software Engineering degree program.
How to Apply
A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program. Three or more years of relevant work experience OR a bachelor’s degree within the past two years in a relevant computer information sciences field is required. Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree either from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or a recognized institution in another nation equivalent to a U.S. regionally accredited bachelor’s degree.
Regis University’s graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CC&IS graduate student's program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.
Materials Needed for Application and Admission
Complete the online certificate application
Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
Submit official degree-bearing transcripts either from a U.S.regionally accredited institution or recognized institution in another nation. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended schools to the Office of Admissions. You can download a transcript request form here.
- Submit mailed transcripts to:
Office of Admissions
3333 Regis Boulevard
Mail Code: P-28
Denver, CO 80221-1099
Electronic transcripts may be sent to sendtranscripttoRU@regis.edu
Admissions essay (Career Goal Statement). Instructions to upload your completed statement are included in the online application.
Submit two recommendation forms. Select professional or academic references only; personal references are not accepted. An electronic recommendation form is included in the online application. Please input the names and email addresses of your references. Alternatively, references can also be submitted via email to RUadmissions@regis.edu using the form found here.
Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.
All completed applications for admissions will be reviewed. A minimum undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is recommended. Applicants with a GPA below 3.0 and/or those applicant who do not meet the work experience requirement will be considered on an individual basis and will be required to take one 500-level foundational course (3 credits) prior to beginning their 600-level graduate program coursework. A grade of “B” or better must be achieved in the 500-level foundational course to continue progressing through the 600-level graduate program coursework.
It is recommended that applications are submitted one month in advance of desired start date to ensure adequate processing time and optimize class availability options. Completed applications will be considered up to two weeks prior to the start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.
Your application file, including all required documents, must be completed to be considered for admission. Keep in mind that classes can reach capacity, so you are encouraged to apply now for admission consideration.
All completed application materials should be submitted at least six to eight weeks in advance of your intended start date. It takes longer to process international applications. Visit the academic calendar here.