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Software Engineering

Graduate Certificate

Gain comprehensive knowledge in modern software engineering.

Regis University's graduate academic certificate in Software Engineering is a 12 credit-hour certificate that includes one required course and three electives. The three electives may be chosen from any of the courses provided in the Software Engineering degree program.

Interested in earning your master's degree? All four courses earned as part of the graduate certificate program can be applied to the Master of Science in Software Engineering. Ask your admissions counselor for more information.

Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online or on-campus courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
12 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$820 per credit hour

Sample Software Engineering Classes

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MSSE 600: Object-Oriented Software Engineering

Introduces the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge and the Unified Modeling Language used to communicate the design of object-oriented software systems.

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MSSE 635: Software Architecture and Design

Study the concepts, representation techniques, development methods and tools for architecture-centric software engineering, including domain-specific architectures and software connectors.

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MSSE 640: Software Quality and Testing

Introduces the software quality assurance process and the means to monitor, control and evaluate software quality through software testing techniques, tools and processes.

Program Details

Get all the details on our Software Engineering graduate certificate, including course requirements and application materials. 

How to Apply

To apply to the Software Engineering graduate certificate program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience or a bachelor's degree in a relevant computer science field
  • Admissions Essay
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $820 per credit hour
Total program credits: 12
Fees: $75 technology fee may be applied to each course

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.