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Earn your Master of Software Engineering degree 100% online from one of the country's top universities

The cost-effective development, operation, and maintenance of software systems are fundamental to businesses of all types. Break into or advance in this growing field. Join software engineers, analysts, quality engineers, and other development professionals in classes that explore the latest techniques and technologies.

GRE or GMAT Not Required
Take up to 2 classes before applying
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Why Software Engineering at Brandeis?

  • Develop a solid foundation of core skills in programming, design, quality, and software engineering principles.
  • Build solutions using different technologies, architectures, and life-cycle approaches in the context of various organizational structures and cultures.
  • Build effective communication and team leadership skills.
  • Select electives based on your areas of professional focus, through available tracks in web development, software security, mobile development, networking, virtual management, and more.

Benefits of Online Learning with GPS

  • Learn Online with Confidence.

    GPS has been applying best practices in online course delivery for more than a decade.

  • Engage in Small Classes (Capped at 20).

  • Collaborate with Experienced Instructors.

    Industry experts develop course material and actively engage in class discussions.

  • Participate When Convenient for Your Schedule.

    With a set weekly pace, discussion posts and assignments are due through the course week.

  • Receive Personal Support.

    You’ll have a dedicated academic support system from the start of your time with GPS.

  • Experience Brandeis Standards of Excellence.

    Assured through layers of program/course reviews and validated by external professional advisory board members.

Take the Next Step in Your Career

Interested in attending an online open house?

Connect with Brandeis GPS Program Chairs and Staff.

Our next open house is Wednesday, June 24 at 7 p.m. EST.

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Our Students Say

“My time with Brandeis GPS has been very helpful for my career. This is a feeling shared by all of my fellow GPS graduates. There were several times I was able take what I had learned just the night before and take my work to the next level.”
– Megan Tsai, Software Engineering

"Iʼve got a demanding job and a family, and do not have a set schedule across an entire term. GPS courses give me flexibility to do the work when I can, rather than being stuck to a set schedule."
- George Dowd, GPS Student

Our students and graduates work at some of the leading organizations in the world:

  • Analog Devices
  • BOSE
  • Dell
  • EMC
  • General Dynamics
  • MassMutual
  • Microsoft
  • Mitre Corporation
  • Raytheon
  • Teradyne Inc.