M.S. in Software Engineering - Message from the Director

Dear Prospective Student,

Software engineering is a disciplined approach of developing, operating, and maintaining the software system. Software engineering has been ranked first among the "Top 10 Best Jobs" by Money magazine and tagged as the fastest-growing occupation in the upcoming decades by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Fairfield's M.S. in Software Engineering program provides an up-to-date curriculum that matches current job markets and industry needs. As a student enrolled in the program, you'll build expertise in your special interest area as well as gain a general understanding of various software engineering fields. You will develop excellent technical skills, strong analytical skills, and an appreciation of true quality in the work of software engineers.

Our dedicated faculty with strong academic and industrial experience will spend extra time with you in and out of the class room to support you in your academic and personal growth as a professional software engineer. They will guide you to hone technical skills, as well as communication and leadership skills, through hands-on projects and capstone courses. In addition, you'll have ample opportunities for industry experience through internships and industrial projects.

Interested? Please feel free to explore the possibilities of advanced study in software engineering at Fairfield University by e-mailing me to either set up an appointment or to clarify any questions you may have about the Master of Science in Software Engineering.

Amalia Rusu
Program Director, M.S. in Software Engineering