The Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering Systems focuses on the socio-technical approach to software engineering.
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The Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering Systems focuses on using engineering tools and considering real-world complexities to design and construct practical and viable software solutions.
This four-course graduate certificate seeks to provide students opportunities to apply the fundamentals of engineering knowledge and skills to software development with attention on enterprise design and integration, secure systems design and creation, and data integration and architecture.
Note:Master of Science inSoftware Engineering Systems students are not eligible for this graduate certificate.
Gain specialized knowledge in software engineering systems to advance or change your career
Boost your earnings: Graduate certificate holders receive an average 25% higher salary, according to the Washington Post
Explore your area of interest and leverage your graduate certificate as a gateway to a master's degree
Study in Arlington, Virginia, home to world-leading companies and organizations developing the ideas and technologies of tomorrow. The campus is in the heart of the Arlington/Virginia corridor, embedded within a network of companies and peers at world-leading companies.
A graduate degree or certificate from Northeastern—a top-50 university—can accelerate your career through rigorous academic coursework and hands-on professional experience in the area of your interest. Apply now—and take your career to the next level.
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Applications received after the stated deadline dates will be accepted and processed as quickly as possible; however it may not be possible to have a decision rendered in time for the applicant to begin taking classes for the desired term if admitted.
Applications submitted by the referenced dates will receive full consideration for the referenced term. Applications received after the referenced dates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
For 100+ years, we’ve designed our programs with one thing in mind—your success. Explore the current program requirements and course descriptions, all designed to meet today’s industry needs and must-have skills.
Northeastern combines rigorous academics with experiential learning and research to prepare students for real-world engineering challenges. The cooperative education program, also known as co-op, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world, and Northeastern is one of only a few that offers a co-op program for graduate students. Through this program, students gain up to eight months of professional experience employed in their field of interest as part of the academic curriculum, giving them a competitive edge upon graduation. The College of Engineering has over 2,000 co-op employer partners globally. Our dedicated team of co-op coordinators prepare students for the co-op experience through resume building, developing interview skills, and guiding professional development.
Northeastern University faculty represents a broad cross-section of professional practices and fields, including finance, education, biomedical science, management, and the U.S. military. They serve as mentors and advisors and collaborate alongside you to solve the most pressing global challenges facing established and emerging markets.
By enrolling in Northeastern, you’ll gain access to students at 14 campus locations, 300,000+ alumni, and 2,900+ employer partners worldwide. Our global university system provides students unique opportunities to think locally and act globally while serving as a platform for scaling ideas, talent, and solutions.