The master of software engineering degree requires 36 credits (you may need to take additional preparatory classes depending on your engineering background). After admission to the program, you will have eight years to complete your course work with a grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher. Note that our electives may change over time as new courses are developed. If you have questions or requests for course substitutions and approvals, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students admitted fall 2009 or after must successfully complete the SARI (Scholarship and Research Integrity) requirement of the Penn State degree in order to graduate.
Penn State's schedule of courses lists course availability. Although the course numbers, times, and availability on the University registrar's schedule of courses are correct, their prerequisites differ. Access the course description page to learn about Penn State Great Valley course offerings and prerequisites.
Spring 2020 Course Offerings
Spring I Term:
- DAAN 825 - Large-Scale Database and Warehouse
- IE 575 - Foundations of Predictive Analytics
- INSC 526 - Business Process Management and Integration
- STAT 500 - Applied Statistics
- SWENG 861 - Software Construction
Spring II Term:
- DAAN 871 - Data Visualization
- DAAN 897 - Deep Learning
- INFSY 863 - Network Security
- SWENG 545 - Data Mining
- SWENG 586 - Requirements Engineering
- SYSEN 505 - Technical Project Management
- SYSEN 555 - Invention and Creative Design
Summer 2020 Course Offerings
Summer I Term:
- INSC 897 - Ethical Hacking
Summer II Term:
- CSE 543 - Computer Security