MBA-MS Software Engineering

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Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) and Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Ready to take your career to the next level and learn more about the business side of technology?

You can earn both an MBA and a Master of Science in Engineering through a special accelerated dual-degree program offered by the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State University—“the engine that drives Silicon Valley.”

The MBA/MSE dual-degree program is delivered via a cohort model that is specially designed for working professionals. Classes and program schedule are predetermined, so all students start and graduate at the same time, catering to the interests and lifestyles of busy professionals in Silicon Valley.

Register today to earn two advanced degrees in just three years!

After completing a prequalification form, check out SJSU's graduate admission requirements.

Key Benefits

  • Outstanding Faculty: Industry leaders and academic experts offer a wide range of practical knowledge and experience in engineering and software development.

  • Location, Location, Location: All courses are offered in Silicon Valley near high-tech employers. No need to commute to the SJSU campus!

  • Convenient Schedules: Class schedules are designed for working professionals who want to earn advanced degrees through accelerated programs.

  • Affordable Education: San Jose State University offers an outstanding educational value, and many local businesses will pay partial or full tuition for employees who enroll in graduate degree programs.=

Program Details

  • Required Courses/Units: 18 courses/52 units including 16 lecture courses and 2 thesis project courses (final courses)
  • Time commitment per course: 8 weekly evening sessions (6:00 – 9:30pm)
  • 2 Saturday sessions (9:00am – 3:30pm)
  • Total time commitment: 34 – 36 months
Applying for admission to an off-campus cohort at San Jose State University is not a guarantee that the program will occur. Cohorts must meet minimum enrollment standards in order to take place. Please be aware that in the event a cohort does not launch due to low enrollment, any and all associated application fees cannot be refunded.