Master of Science in Software Engineering
Master of Software Engineering
Ph.D. in Software Engineering
*Graduate application deadlines are:February 1 for fall semester; September 1 for spring semester.
Graduate Student Dates and Deadlines
Application deadlines are February 1 for fall semester; September 1 for spring semester**
**Spring admissions are given only occasionally, depending on funding and faculty research needs. If there are no spring openings, spring applicants are automatically considered for the subsequent fall semester. There are no summer admissions for any Computer Science program.
Graduate Program applications are processed through the NDSU Graduate School.
Students are required to register for at least one credit each semester (fall and spring) until all degree requirements are completed, including Graduate School approval of the thesis, paper, or dissertation. Students may request a Leave of Absence if they must interrupt their graduate studies.
*Starting fall semester 2022, there must be one full semester between a doctoral student’s preliminary and final examinations. Graduate College policy states “At least one academic semester must elapse between the comprehensive/preliminary examination and the final examination.”
Fall 2021 Comprehensive Exam: Monday, November 8, 2021 from 7:00-10:00pm.
All students must complete the comprehensive exam before seeking OPT/CPT
Students must pass the comprehensive exam as part of the qualifying examination to be admitted to candidacy for the Ph.D. program.
|Course #||Course Name||Instructor||Frequency|
|428/628||Environmental Informatics||Dr. Denton||every even spring|
|479/679||Introduction to Data Mining||Dr. Salem||every fall|
|732||Introduction to Bioinformatics||Dr. Yan||every spring|
|758||Bioinformatics Data Mining||Dr. Salem||every odd fall|
|759||Computational Methods in Bioinformatics||Dr. Yan||every even fall|
|779||Advanced Data Mining||TBD||every odd spring|
|Test of Spoken English||42||47|