Software Management & Entrepreneurship Graduate Programs-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Master of Science in Software Management

This distinctive, interdisciplinary graduate degree in Software Management (MS SM) is an offering of Carnegie Mellon University’s Integrated Innovation Institute — a jointly supported venture of the College of Engineering, Tepper School of Business, and the Carnegie Mellon School of Design within the College of Fine Arts.

We develop software leaders

The MS SM program incorporates engineering, strategy, technology, management, and marketing with an entrepreneurial emphasis that gives students a better understanding of how software products are defined and created. The curriculum recognizes the specialized combination of talent and expertise required to succeed in the software industry — a mix of technical, creative, and interpersonal skills that can scale from start-ups to international corporations.

  • All courses are offered at the CMU-SV campus in Mountain View, with some courses also available via video-cast to or from Pittsburgh
  • Full-time and part-time program options available
  • See upcoming virtual and on-campus information sessions


Applications are accepted for the Fall semester only. The Fall 2015 application period is now closed; admission for Fall 2016 will begin in October. See more admission information 

Questions? Contact SM admissions at 650-335-2810 or email