Software Engineering

The Software Engineering certificate in the Graduate Program of Computer and Information Sciences is designed to address the rapid rise in demand for software engineering professionals. The expertise and knowledge developed in this program will prepare the graduate to make an immediate contribution in the workplace in the Lowcountry of South Carolina.

The program utilizes curriculum that provides an understanding of the latest technologies and tools, and encompasses the behavioral, managerial and technical aspects of software engineering.  It's designed specifically for working professionals interested in key roles in industry, government agencies, academia and other institutions. Many former students have advanced to be senior managers, executives or successful entrepreneurs of software engineering firms.

Program Features

  • Rigorous software engineering courses designed for professionals interested in improving their careers in Information Science and Technology, Computer Science, and Engineering
  • An experienced faculty of accomplished computer science and software engineering professionals
  • A blended classroom and distance methodology designed to challenge and engage, while remaining convenient for working professionals


  • The successful student will demonstrate the use of good software development models and techniques
  • The successful student will be able to evaluate alternative designs and architectures for a software application
  • The successful student will demonstrate the ability to effectively work in a team

For more information, refer to the Course Catalog or email