Online Master of Science in Information Systems Software Engineering Management
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Apply strategic skill to software savvy
You know that software engineering is more than just crunching code. Designing, testing, adapting and implementing software is a major commitment, requiring clear management to ensure success. With an MS in Information Systems, Software Engineering Management concentration, you can learn the skills you need to successfully direct a team through every stage of the development process.
Fall classes start on October 6
Program at a glance
11-week courses in the program
Cost per course
Earn your degree online with Strayer
Master the tasks of software engineering
Go deep into the research and modeling stages of software engineering and explore the entire software lifecycle, testing procedures, and requirements gathering techniques.
Build your skills
- Understand the software development lifecycle.
- Master a structural view of the Unified Modeling Language (UML).
- Develop a software engineering plan to address and solve a proposed business problem.
- Explain and analyze earned value reporting in software projects.
- Develop a structural view of systems with the Unified Modeling Language.
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Our professors promise you a human, personalized learning experience that keeps you connected, engaged and moving forward.
A real student community
Experience online and live discussions, receive mentoring, expand your professional networks and create lifelong friendships.
The high-quality higher education you deserve
Affording your degree
At Strayer, you’ll find plenty of ways to make your tuition affordable, so you can worry less about your budget and get down to business.
cost per course
degree conferral (one-time only)
technology fee (one per term)
Ways to reduce your cost
Transfer up to 4 classes toward your master's degree.
You may be eligible to save $6,000 on your tuition.
Save up to 25% off the cost of select master’s degrees. Eligibility rules apply.
Survey the vast digital landscape
Gain an understanding of how management and leadership guide software development projects work. Study software development methods and processes, as well as techniques used in software project management. The courses in our software engineering management master’s program can give you a combination of tech and team skills any organization would appreciate and value. View all courses.
This course provides advanced concepts describing the management, research and modeling of software engineering practices. Topics include the software lifecycle to include planning, managing, testing and requirements gathering techniques that create or improve software products and processes.
This course examines the techniques and frameworks in managing teams and leading software development projects. Students will be presented with the methods, tools and techniques of software project management with emphasis on leadership qualities.
This course addresses the processes for eliciting and developing systematic user requirements and modeling techniques to develop computing systems. Topics include structural models, functional models and integrated systems models based on explicit requirements techniques.
This course provides an integrated approach to system analysis and design processes. Students will explore advanced topics to evaluate and select system development methodologies and design system solutions. The role of effective interpersonal communication techniques and integration practices with users and user systems is emphasized.
This course covers the concepts, issues, principles and techniques for managing organizational data resources. Topics include the strategic information requirements of organizations, modeling those requirements using conceptual data modeling techniques, verifying the structural characteristics with normalization and converting the conceptual data models into physical databases. Emphasis will be placed on the application and strategic use of database systems.
This course is an integrative capstone course for the Master of Science in Information Systems program. Students will examine and address real-world projects and problems and apply project management techniques to create practical solutions. The course takes an integrative and senior management approach to address the integration of a broad range of technologies inclusive of databases, security, networking, computer infrastructure and human computer interaction.
Master’s admission requirements
Before you can pursue your master’s degree, you’ll need to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you’ll need to get started for admission to the university.
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