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Computer Engineering

MS - Software Engineering, Concentration in Cybersecurity

To meet the requirements for the MS - Software Engineering, a student must complete 30 units of 200-level courses with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. No undergraduate course counts towards the master's degree unless approved by the graduate advisor. At least 24 units must be 200-level software engineering courses. Either Plan A (with thesis) or Plan B (without thesis) may be chosen. Minimum requirements for each are:


Course Requirements

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement
At SJSU, students must pass the Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR). For information on the GWAR, please see http://info.sjsu.edu/gcw.html.
Requirements of the Masters30
Plan A (With Thesis)30
Common Core6
CMPE 202. Software Systems Engineering3
CMPE 272. Enterprise Software Platforms3
Area Concentration9
BUS 248. Cyber Risk Management3
CMPE 289. Cloud Security Engineering3
Approved Electives9
Thesis6
Plan B (Without Thesis)30
Common Core6
CMPE 202. Software Systems Engineering3
CMPE 272. Enterprise Software Platforms3
Area of Concentration9
BUS 248. Cyber Risk Management3
CMPE 289. Cloud Security Engineering3
Project or Course-Only Option15
Project Option15
Approved Electives9
Graduate Project6
CMPE 295A. Master Project I3
CMPE 295B. Master Project II3
Course-Only Option15
Approved Electives15
Comprehensive Exam

Total Units:30

A detailed description of elective class requirements can be found at msse.sjsu.edu.

Upon completion of the degree requirements, the student must have achieved minimum candidacy and SJSU cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 to graduate.