Gain the Skills to Keep Projects on Track
Project management is about the process of setting, planning, organizing and overseeing a company’s goals, and achieving them on schedule and on budget. Your Master of Science in Software Engineering with Project Management Specialization from UHCL will give you a strong foundation in software engineering with the additional skill employers are seeking: the expertise to effectively determine a project’s scope, create schedules and budgets, and handle all the elements needed to deliver an excellent final result.
Fuse Your Technical Expertise with Corporate Leadership
You’ll be best prepared for this program with an undergraduate degree in Computer
Science. Your studies will address the foundations, methodologies and tools used in
the management, planning, design and engineering of software systems. By providing
a careful balance between theory and practice, this degree plan prepares you for key
software positions in industry, government and institutions where software engineering
has become a focal activity. To complete your degree, you’ll master several core areas
of software engineering to be mastered, and you may choose the extended course work
option or thesis option.
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College of Science and Engineering. Find out now what it takes to be admitted.
- Software Engineering M.S.
Standard Graduate Admission Deadline
ApplicationA standard university application is required.
- 3.0 GPA
- GRE Total Score of 290 (140 Verbal + 150 Quantitative)
- Additional Requirements – Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering or closely related field
UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study
designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll
need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.
UHCL’s College of Science and Engineering has created a solid foundation of study designed to help you make your educational dreams a reality. Explore the classes you’ll need to take for your University of Houston-Clear Lake degree.
Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
Spring 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - January 21
Summer 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - May 1
Former UHCL Students - May 25
Fall 2020New Degree-Seeking Students - August 1
Former UHCL Students - August 10
Spring 2021New Degree-Seeking Students - December 1
Former UHCL Students - January 19
Please note, some graduate programs have special requirements and different deadlines from those above. For more information visit How to Apply.
Former UHCL Students and non-degree seeking students applying after the deadlines above may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the appropriate graduate enrollment counselor for more information.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 20
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.