Master of Science in Software Engineering, Specialization in Cloud and Mobile Computing

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The MSSE Specialization in Cloud and Mobile Computing prepares you for careers in a cutting-edge industry. 33 units complete this innovative degree. Classes are held off-campus in the evenings.

97% of people in the US have a cell phone, and the demand for speed and innovation in cloud and mobile computing is vast. The Master of Science in Software Engineering, Specialization in Cloud and Mobile Computing, gives you the opportunity to advance your career to meet this demand.

Courses are created and taught by SJSU faculty and industry experts from Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Tesla, and Cisco. 

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Program Features

Practical skills

Learn the latest software engineering processes, prepare to master development technologies in cloud and mobile computing, and provide applications and services to end users.

Hands-on training

The program offers advanced hands-on training opportunities. You will develop skills in design, development, information security, usability, and much more.

Join innovators

Courses are taught within a cohort where you will have the opportunity to share insight and knowledge as well as network with other professionals in the industry.

Engineering ranking

SJSU ranks #5 among public universities for engineering salaries for graduates.

Career Opportunities

  • Amazon, Cisco, IBM, and Microsoft are listed as top employers of graduates from the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering. 
  • lists the estimated pay for a Technology Solution Manager, a career option for someone with this degree, as over $140,000. They mention companies such as IBM and Google, both located in Silicon Valley, as having salaries that are almost double the estimate. 
  • The average wage of software developers is over $150,000 in the San Francisco area, according to O*NET OnLine. This is another exciting high-paying career to pursue with this degree. 
  •’s article on trends and predictions for cloud computing salaries for 2022 notes that a cloud network engineer is projected to make around $150,000. 

“The specialization in cloud focuses on making you a good software engineer who can excel in any domain and can join any tech company in the bay area or anywhere else.”

Harshit Nagpal
Cloud and Mobile Computing Cohort 11

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