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GU Software Engineering Facts
Recent Gannon SE graduates have secured employment at top organizations such as Bayer Corporation, Citizens Bank, Erie Insurance, General Electric, and Hamot Medical Center.
Graduates from Gannon’s Software Engineering program enjoy a 100% placement in either employment or graduate studies.
SE majors have benefitted from work experiences, complementing their academic work, at sites such as Erie Insurance, General Electric, Lord Corporation, US Steel, and Hamot Medical Center.
Recently, software engineering was ranked by
as the “best job” in America, with strong growth prospects, potential for creativity and strong average salaries.
Software engineering has consistently been rated among the top four professions in the U.S. by various nationwide surveys.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, software engineers are projected to be one of the fastest-growing occupations between now and 2016. Software engineers typically earn $53,500 to $105,000 annually.
About the Program
SE majors in the program learn to:
Realize and manage high quality software development lifecycle processes in one or more application domains
Apply discrete mathematics and abstract structures to system development
Apply quantitative measures in the evaluation of software components and systems
The program is one of only 25 such offerings in the U.S. and one of only 60 in the world.
Professionally-involved, technical faculty, including those with professional certification in software development, teach and mentor majors.
The SE program is hosted by the Computer and Information Science (CIS) department along with the related CIS majors of the computing and information fields: bioinformatics, computer science, and information systems.
The program shares CIS facilities and courses with the related majors in the computing and information fields enabling participation in interdisciplinary and team-based projects.
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