Graduate Certificate in Software Design & Development
Switch careers and prepare to enter the software engineering industry. Learn fundamental concepts of computer science and software development in a nine-month, six-course sequence.
- 100% online (asynchronous) or evening on-campus options
- Part-time enrollment
- Designed for working professionals
- Bridge program to a master’s degree
Courses are created from critical points of a computer science bachelor’s degree core curriculum at a pace and intensity that is reflective of, and appropriate for, a post-baccalaureate student.
Learn essential skills in software engineering
- Object-oriented programming, data structures and algorithms in C++
- Design and testing of software systems
- Systems programming
- Software engineering life cycle and modeling
Bridge your education into a master’s program
Successful completion of the graduate certificate program provides a pathway for admission into the Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering or Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering.
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