Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering


Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering


Learn how to couple theoretical computing concepts with real-world problems, helping students develop the breadth of skills necessary to succeed in today’s competitive software profession.

  • 46-49 credit curriculum
  • Part- or full-time enrollment
  • Evening classes designed for working professionals
  • Research opportunities with faculty


Supported by the collaborative and personal learning environment at UW Bothell, students gain the expertise and confidence to drive innovative changes within their industry.

Our alumni will find opportunities for rewarding positions and advanced career opportunities in sectors such as software development, biotech, medicine, aerospace, entertainment, and finance.

Interested in switching your career to software engineering?

Build upon your knowledge from introductory programming classes or refresh your skills to prepare to go into the Master of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering.  

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Application deadline

Autumn 2023

April 3, 2023 (International)
May 1, 2023 (Domestic)

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Find out more about the MSCSSE degree

In this video, hear from our faculty and alumni about the computer science field, our curriculum and faculty research and how the MSCSSE program can shape your future career.


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