Software Engineering Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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Software Engineering Degree

The software engineering degree program at University of Denver prepares students for the application of scientific and mathematical principles computer software systems through design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation and maintenance, using a variety of computer languages. Students who graduate the software engineering degree program may pursue careers in database or network administration, information systems analysis, and more. Courses include probability and statistics, computer science, managerial science, discrete mathematics, and applications to complex computer systems. Get more details below including other Colorado colleges that offer software engineering degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Software Engineering Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. DU offers a master's degree program in software engineering.

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Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Software Engineering program at University of Denver, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Architectural and Engineering Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, architectural and engineering managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 2.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $78.74
    • Average Annual Salary: $163770

Software Developers, Applications


Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Software Developers, Systems Software


Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Software Engineering Programs in Colorado

Software Engineering programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College


  • Computer Software Engineering (B)

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