MS Software Management: Full-time 16-Month Degree Option-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

MS Software Management

Program option: Full-time, 16 months

A degree in Software Management from Carnegie Mellon University incorporates engineering, strategy, technology, management, and marketing with an entrepreneurial emphasis. The curriculum for the 16-month full-time program builds on students' existing technical knowledge with coursework geared to understanding the ways software products are defined and created, as well as a summer internship or practical career training that develops real-world organizational skills and experience.

Program features

  • Full-time coursework in fall and spring semesters
  • Summer internship
  • Full-time coursework in second fall semester
  • Courses offered at the CMU-SV campus in Mountain View, with some courses also available via video-cast to or from Pittsburgh

Software Management degree courses

Course Number

Course Title

Units

FALL
96-707 Foundations of Software Management 12
96-792 Product Definition & Validation 12
18-652 Foundations of Software Engineering
12
96-815 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 12
SPRING
96-782 Process and Project Management
12
96-783 Managing Software Professionals 6
96-796 Human Computer Interaction
6
96-790 Software Product Strategy
12
96-791 The Business of Software
12
SUMMER
96-735 Summer Internship 3
FALL (4th SEMESTER)
96-731 Capstone Project
24
  Electives
24


fall 2014 applications

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Application Requirements

We are currently accepting applications.

You'll find SM graduates at the top levels at some of the Bay Area’s most notable companies:

  • Brocade
  • Cisco Systems
  • Google
  • Intuit
  • Juniper Networks
  • LinkedIn
  • NetApp
  • PayPal
  • Qualcomm