Undergraduate
Software Engineering

Writing code on a laptop.

Every problem has a solution — and you’re determined to find it. You are an analytical individual with a passion for technology; solution design and new ideas attract your attention. Software engineering merits your consideration.

The bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering at Embry-Riddle provides the foundation essential to enhance your math, analysis, and problem-solving skills in order to build software systems that can have immeasurable influence in our daily lives or for the future of humanity.

DEGREE
DETAILS
Prescott Campus

Prescott, AZ, Campus

Associate

Bachelor’s

Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

If you are ready to design your future in software engineering, calculate the possibilities at each of our campuses. The program here is unique in that it offers a dedicated track in Cybersecurity.

Master’s

Ph.D.

Daytona Beach Campus

Daytona Beach, FL, Campus

Associate

Bachelor’s

Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

Our Daytona Beach Campus features open computing labs, computer systems lab, and a real-time lab, so you’ll have broad opportunities for hands-on learning including designing embedded systems for aviation/aerospace applications, and even video game and smartphone application design. At the Daytona Beach Campus, there is also the option for qualified students to enter the accelerated program that will confer both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years with a total of 151 credit hours.

  • Combined degree available: BSSE with Master of Software Engineering
  • Accelerated degrees available: BSSE with Master of Science in Cybersecurity Engineering, Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering, or Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Master’s

Ph.D.

Worldwide Campus

Worldwide Campus and Embry-Riddle Online

Associate

Bachelor’s

Master’s

Ph.D.


Are you looking for a graduate degree in this field?

ERAU
ADVANTAGE

At ERAU, you’ll start your hands-on experience from the first day. Working both individually and in teams, you will progress through the discipline learning to develop computer and software systems.

In this program, you’ll collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of engineers, and determine a customer’s requirements for a system to design, implement, build, and test your product. You will learn to document the entire process, which will be essential in successfully completing your final capstone project.

In addition, you’ll have access to the state-of-the-art tools and technology for which ERAU is known. You’ll also have the option to join academic competitions through the student branch of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers or with hosted competitions such as the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International.

 

Software Engineer

CAREERS

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the employment outlook for software developers is far above average for all occupations. A projected growth of 22 percent is estimated between 2012 and 2022. This rapid growth is attributed to the foreseeable increase in the demand for computer software in all sectors of the economy. (Learn about Computers & Technology as a Field of Study at Embry-Riddle.)

Year after year, employers return to ERAU to meet with those who are approaching graduation from Software Engineering. They have enjoyed tremendous success from the level of preparation and the skills our students have attained. Our graduates are prepared to enter the workplace with teamwork experience, industrial-strength documentation knowledge, familiarity with design and development, and quality assurance processes, and employers know this. Graduates in the Software Engineering program have a 100 percent effective placement rate, meaning that each graduate has found a position in his or her field or has opted to continue studies in a graduate program. Students often report multiple offers at the time of graduation.

Software Engineering graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions and with the following industry leaders:
SPOTLIGHTS