Software Engineering BS / Software Engineering MS

Career and Academic Opportunities:

The demand for high-performing software engineers continues to grow.  According to projections from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job growth should increase by 21% through 2028, much faster than the national average.  Software engineers can find employment in almost any industry.

Software engineering is synonymous with innovation, new programming tools lead to inexplicable dilemmas that demand professionals with cutting-edge knowledge and skills to solve them.
The accelerated pathway not only will help students getting their graduate degrees faster but also WILL enrich their career options by allowing graduates to start at a higher rank in their software engineering career.

Sample Academic Plan 

Suggested Timeline

Once students meet, or are close to meeting, the credit hour requirements listed below, they should speak with a College of Computing and Software Engineering Academic Advisor about applying to the Double Owl Pathway.

Junior Year (students have completed at least 60 credit hours): Apply to the Double Owl pathway here.

Senior Year (students have completed at least 90 credit hours): Apply to the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Program (see below)

Apply Here

    • GPA: 3.25 in KSU undergraduate coursework
    • 60 hours completed toward Bachelors degree
    • 30 hours completed in residence at KSU
    • Recommendation letters from 2 KSU faculty
      • Letters should be sent to Dr. Paola Spoletini at pspoleti@kennesaw.edu
  • Choose ONLY three (3) courses from the list below:

    • SWE 6633 to count for SWE 4663
    • SWE 6653 to count for SWE 3633
    • SWE 6613 to count for SWE 3623
    • SWE 6673 to count for SWE 3643
    • SWE 6783 to count for SWE 4324
  • For current admission requirements please click here.

    • Undergraduate Degree
      • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering
    • Department / College
      • Software Engineering / College of Computing and Software Engineering
    • Advising Contact
    • Graduate Degree
      • Master of Science in Software Engineering
    • Department / College
      • Software Engineering / College of Computing and Software Engineering
    • Advising Contact
  • Complete the online application here to apply.

    The undergraduate and graduate programs will review your academic record.

    You will receive an email to your KSU student email account with the decision.

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