Why Study Software Engineering?
There is a growing need for talented software developers across every industry. As technology advances, the ability to build quality software while considering design, development, security, and maintenance is sought after amongst all kinds of companies, from finance and banking to healthcare and national security.
Software Engineering applies the knowledge and theoretical understanding gained through computer science to building high-quality software products. As a maturing discipline, software is becoming more and more important in our everyday lives. Our software development and engineering professional program is Pace University’s response to the tremendous growth of the software development industry.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, “software engineers are among the occupations projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the 2012-2022 decade, resulting in excellent job prospects.”
Our Master of Science program equips the computer science professional for an advanced software development and management career. Professionals looking for a skill development mechanism so they can enter the practice or improve their current abilities would benefit from the program. Our graduates have the knowledge and the skills to compete successfully in this arena.