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Bachelor of Science in
Software Engineering

Featuring hands-on projects that are guided by expert faculty, this degree prepares students begin careers in industries ranging from aerospace to video game development.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment outlook for software developers is far above average for all occupations. A projected growth of 22 percent is estimated through 2030. This rapid growth is attributed to the foreseeable increase in the demand for computer software in all sectors of the economy. The bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering at Embry-Riddle provides the foundation essential to enhance students’ math, analysis, and problem-solving skills to build software systems that can have immeasurable influence in our daily lives. At Embry-Riddle, students start with a hands-on experience from the first day. Working both individually and in teams, Software Engineering students progress through the discipline learning to develop computer and software systems.

Year after year, employers return to Embry-Riddle to meet with those who are approaching graduation from Software Engineering. They have enjoyed tremendous success from the level of preparation and the skills Embry-Riddle students have attained.

Software Engineering graduates are prepared to enter the workplace with teamwork experience, industrial-strength documentation knowledge, familiarity with design and development, and quality assurance processes, and employers know this.

Graduates in the Software Engineering program have a 100 percent effective placement rate, meaning that each graduate has found a position in his or her field or has opted to continue studies in a graduate program. Students often report multiple offers at the time of graduation.

In this program, students collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of engineers, and determine a customer’s requirements for a system to design, implement, build, and test the product. Students will learn to document the entire process, which will be essential in successfully completing your final capstone project.

Software Engineering students have access to the state-of-the-art tools and technology for which Embry-Riddle is known.

Students can also join academic competitions through the student branch of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers or with hosted competitions such as the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.

The Software Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,