The Software Engineering (SE) specialization concentrates on software engineering concepts such as process, specification, analysis, design, implementation, verification, validation, software project management for the development of high-quality software systems that meet client needs.
This graduate program consists of four core courses regarding Software Engineering process and Software Engineering practice and tools, four electives, and a two-semester capstone project course or a two-semester thesis.
This degree may be completed entirely online. All required courses (cores and projects) are offered online and many graduate electives are offered online. Students local to the UWF campus may also take graduate electives in traditional face-to-face classrooms.
View the Computer Science Department's Academic Learning Plan, a pdf reader is needed to view this document.
Navigate via the Graduate Admissions link below to access and submit an online application. Additionally, after submitting the online application, each applicant is required to:
Note regarding minimum GPA and minimum GRE/MAT test scores: Applicants are expected to have a minimum cumulative GPA from an undergraduate degree of 3.0. Applicants with a cumulative GPA below 3.0 may still be considered and conditionally admitted if the rest of the application package is of high caliber and the department review committee deems that the student has the potential to succeed. The admissions committee will evaluate all materials relevant to each applicant and rank students based on those materials. The applicants with the best total rankings will be selected for admission.
Please be advised that it is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all admissions materials are received in time for review by the departmental admissions selection committee. Applicants may check the receipt/status of their materials in
Please send, or have sent, all transcripts, official test scores, letters of reference, letter of intent and any additional supporting documents directly to the Graduate School:
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
The university deadlines for submitting the online application for admission are intended to permit sufficient time for all admissions materials to be received in time for departmental review. The university deadline for submitting online applications are:
Janusz Chudzynski – 2008-2009 Outstanding Graduate Assistant.
Steve Dwire – Class of 1999; Outstanding Graduate Student awardee.