Software engineering represents the fastest growing segment of software professionals, men and women who solve problems and issues in the development of mission-critical software to meet the needs of business and industry. The MS in Software Engineering at Kennesaw State University prepares students for careers in this field by exposing them to real-time strategies and procedures that will give them a competitive edge in the market. All courses in the program are available both face-to-face and online, and students can decide which delivery more is best for them for a particular course.

The program consists of 7 required courses and a number of electives. Students can either take the project option, under which they complete 4 elective courses and a software engineering capstone project, or the thesis option, under which they complete 3 elective courses as well as a thesis. This program is available completely online as well as in the traditional face-to-face mode, or any combination of the two.

Students entering the program must have at least a bachelor's degree. Students who have an undergraduate degree in an area outside of computing can transition into software engineering by completing our foundation courses. Such students may be assigned up to a maximum of 5 foundation courses. Students with a degree in a computing discipline other than software engineering may also be assigned one or two foundation courses based on a review of the student's credentials.

This collection was started with the graduates of the Fall 2015 semester, after the consolidation between Kennesaw State University and Southern Polytechnic State University was final (July 2015).

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Theses/Dissertations from 2021


Decentralized Aggregation Design and Study of Federated Learning, Venkata Naga Surya Sameeraja Malladi


Federated Learning for Secure Sensor Cloud, Viraaji Mothukuri

Theses/Dissertations from 2019



Theses/Dissertations from 2017


Feasibility of Using Virtual Reality in Requirements Elicitation Process, Aman Bhimani