Master of Science in Software Engineering, Specialization in Enterprise Technologies

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Join professionals from across the globe in an unmatched educational experience with the Master of Science in Software Engineering, Specialization in Enterprise Technologies program. This invaluable degree is designed for working professionals who value the flexibility of completing this 33-unit program after work and off campus in Santa Clara.

Immerse yourself in innovation and technology with this comprehensive software engineering program that attracts professionals from influential high-tech companies surrounding SJSU, Silicon Valley, and around the world. Emphasizing distributed systems design and implementation, as well as software security technologies, this curriculum prepares you for the demands of the industry.

Enrolling in this MSSE program equips you to develop secure and reliable software systems, leverage application protocols for large-scale distributed systems, and explore the design of modern technologies for enterprise-wide, internet-based systems. 

Prepare yourself for career advancement and an array of exciting opportunities in this rapidly expanding technical field.

Program Snapshot


years / 33 units


per unit*



*Fee listed will increase by 5% in Fall 2026. SJSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum; however, fees listed in published schedules may need to be increased to maintain the high quality of education we offer and are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the campus President, as appropriate.

Expert faculty

Faculty are a mix of industry experts from top Silicon Valley companies and knowledgeable academic professionals.

Networking opportunities

Enjoy the opportunity to engage with a small cohort of other professional students creating lasting connections.

For working professionals

Classes are mainly online with hybrid classes meeting just three times a semester giving you the ability to keep your full-time career while learning.

Engineering ranking

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

Career Opportunities: 

  • U.S. News reports that Software Developer is #1 on the list of Best Technology Jobs for 2024. 
  • According to, Adobe, Cisco, Amazon, and Google are among the Top 10 Enterprise Technology Vendors and each of these companies are located within Silicon Valley.
  • Software Developers are seeing a great job outlook with 162,900 careers projected yearly for the next decade. Careers in software development are growing at a rapid 25% which is much higher than the average in other careers. 

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SJSU provides more workforce to Silicon Valley companies than any other university (#1 at Cisco, #1 at Apple).

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