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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Erie, Pennsylvania

Software Engineering

  • Drive the Future of Technology Design and Delivery with a Software Engineering Degree from Gannon University

    Software engineers are changing the way we interact with the world through coding, robotics and innovative systems. Build a career in this expanding field in a recognized program of excellence.

    • 100%Recent program graduates have a 100-percent placement rate in either related employment or graduate studies.
    • ABET: Engineering Accreditation CommissionAccredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.
    • Apply your creativity in design thinking and innovation through laboratories and project-based approaches.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Software Engineering

    • Develop expertise in the requirements, testing, quality and planning needed for effective engineering.  
    • Develop coding mastery in multiple programming languages and platforms.
    • Use your foundation in algorithms, database, web and mobile development to create opportunities for cross-and multi-disciplinary project work.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Engage in project-based learning that leverages industry-standard tools and practices.
    • Explore your creativity and develop professional competency with independent and cross-disciplinary development projects.  
    • Enhance your educational experience when you study in Germany during your junior year with no prior language course required. 

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key software engineering courses including: 

    The User Experience: Identify and assess usability issues as they apply to systems, UX goals and processes. 

    Mobile Application Development I and II: Learn methods and tools for developing mobile applications for integrated devices, including coding and development on the major mobile platforms, unit testing, source code control, and the development of prototype applications

    Software Maintenance and Deployment: Learn processes, metrics and quality related to the development, improvement and deployment of high-quality software and systems through project work where students apply a rigorous process to deploy a refactored software product.

    Achieve Your Possibilities

    Our software engineering program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can: 

    • Secure valuable internships and employment at top organizations such as Bayer Corp., Citizens Bank, Erie Insurance, Wabtec Corp. and UPMC Hamot.  
    • Develop analytical ability and expertise in software creation and usage, both of which are necessary in the fields of science, technology and industry.
    • Enter a field with one of the highest job satisfaction ratings and that is expected to be one of the fastest growing occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 12:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.