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8 Degrees from 5 Schools

Online Schools Offering Software Engineering Degrees

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Guide to Online Schools lists 8 software engineering programs that can prepare you for careers as a software developer or computer programmer. These degrees are available through 5 colleges and have an average recommendation rate of 57 percent, according to our student reviewers. The cost of attending one of these schools is $16,552 a year, on average, with tuition ranging from $4,800 to $44,463.

Certificate Associate Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
Annual Tuition Certificate $16,121 Associate $16,001 Bachelor's $16,386 Master's $14,742 Doctorate $12,138
Annual Earnings (mid-career) -- -- Bachelor's $73,603 Master's $93,937 Doctorate $102,718

Software engineering programs provide students with an in-depth understanding of computer systems and the software used by businesses and consumers. Bachelor's students take classes in operating systems, data structures, programming languages, computer organization, and software quality testing. Graduates can become developers in computer systems design firms, computer manufacturing, finance, and software publishing firms. A master's degree in software engineering can be useful for current IT professionals who want to improve their engineering skills and potentially seek out management positions. Most master's programs do not require a thesis, but they may require a capstone engineering class.

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8 Degrees from 5 Schools

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