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Executive Master’s in Software Engineering

The Executive Master’s of Science in Software Engineering (EMSE) program serves the needs of working professionals who seek an academic experience that meets their demanding schedule and is immediately applicable to their workplace. It aims to equip students with the skills necessary to claim positions of increasing professional responsibility throughout their careers.

The EMSE program was founded in 2012 by Dr. Rym Zalila-Wenkstern, who served as the program’s Director from 2012 until 2017. The first cohort commenced in Fall 2012 and graduated in 2014.  Cohorts have graduated every year since 2014.

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

The Jonsson School has significantly increased the size of its faculty in recent years, hiring world-renowned professors. The Jonsson School operates the largest Internship and cooperative education program of its kind in Texas, averaging more than 500 student placements a year at Dallas-area high-tech companies. The school’s computer science program ranks third in the state and 29th nationally based on faculty members’ research productivity. Between the years of 2014 and 2018, csrankings.org places the Software Engineering program 3rd in the nation.

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