Advance your career and credentials with a Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering. Take four online graduate courses in software engineering and position yourself for opportunities in software development, engineering, architecture, quality assurance, testing, and management. All courses may also be counted towards a MS in CS degree.
CS 5540: Software Engineering Project:
Build a real-world software project for a real-world client using real-world tools and the Agile Method.
CS 5550: Software Architecture and Design:
Learn common architectures, design patterns, and principles to build robust software systems.
CS 5560: Software Testing & Quality Assurance:
Learn and apply the most useful software testing and quality assurance methods to build successful software.
CS 6640: Advanced Software Engineering:
Learn about the latest and greatest techniques, tools, and methods in Software Engineering in this seminar style, discussion oriented course.
Submit Your Graduate College Application Online
For Area of Study, select “Certificate” AND “Software Engineering - Certificate (eCampus)”
Note: All graduate level programs use the same Graduate College Application. A $45 nonrefundable application fee is assessed for domestic applications. The international application fee is $75.
Submit scanned copies of official or unofficial transcripts from all institutions attended to the Graduate College. Upon admission, final official transcripts from each degree granting institution must be submitted.
Request official transcripts be sent to:
120 McFall Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403
Personal Statement and Letters of Recommendation
You will upload these items as part of the online application process for this program.
Statement of Purpose
A personal statement (1-2 pages) The Statement of Purpose should address:
- Your motivation for pursuing graduate study in your chosen field.
- What you hope to gain through graduate study
- Your career aspirations following completion of the program
Two letters of recommendation
From recent instructors, employers or other individuals qualified to evaluate the potential for success in the program