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Software Engineering International Degrees

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Dual International Degree
  • Erie, Pennsylvania
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  • Gain a Competitive Edge in a Global Marketplace with Software Engineering International Dual Degrees from Gannon University

    Become part of an elite global software development team in this unique dual-degree program between Gannon University and the Esslingen University of Applied Sciences in Esslingen, Germany. We offer an innovative educational experience with a powerful global dimension in software engineering for students who are seeking a competitive edge. Leverage your success when you earn degrees in software engineering or computer science and software technology in only four and a half years.

    This program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET,, under the General Criteria and the Software and Similarly Named Engineering Programs Program Criteria.

    • 100%Recent program graduates have a 100% placement rate in either employment or graduate studies.
    • ABET: Engineering Accreditation CommissionEarn a nationally accredited degree.
    • Enter one of the fastest-growing occupations, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

    Learn to Lead the Way in Software Engineering

    • Apply the principles of computer science, engineering and analysis to the design, creation, testing and evaluation of software systems.
    • Immerse yourself in 4 1/2 years of bachelor’s-level study, including one summer semester of coursework at Gannon, one year of coursework at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences and a semester at EUAS completing a paid software development internship.
    • Work with project teams to apply a rigorous process to deploy a refactored software product with improved features and quality.

    Experience an Exceptional Learning Environment

    • Pursue coursework taught fully in English - the global language for engineering and computer science.
    • Complete a directed, 100+ day paid software development internship with a major firm in Germany such as Daimler, Bosch or Philips.  
    • Experience a paid software development internship in Esslingen, part of the Stuttgart metropolitan area in Germany’s industrial heartland.  
    • Develop professional competency in project-based learning by leveraging industry-standard tools and practices.

    Inspire Your Academic Success

    Gain real-world knowledge through key software engineering courses including: 

    Mobile Application Development I and II: Learn methods and tools for developing mobile applications for integrated devices, including coding and development on the major mobile platforms, unit testing, source code control and the development of prototype applications.

    Business Intelligence: Master concepts of intelligent decision support, including implementing theoretical approaches to economic and technical decision support in real systems.

    Information Systems: Design and implement database applications through projects implementing data models.

    Achieve Your Possibilities

    Our international software engineering program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can: 

    • Accelerate your education to earn two highly sought-after degrees in software engineering or computer science and software technology in only four-and-a-half years.
    • Become a competitive candidate in your field by earning undergraduate degrees in both the U.S. and Europe.
    • Earn an average starting salary of $60,500 or mid-career salary of $99,300, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
  2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
  3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
  5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
  6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
  7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.
Maximilian Schulth

Maximilian Schulth School of Engineering and Computing

"The courses at Gannon are taught by many of the most motivated professors I have ever met. They not only teach knowledge but also provide a holistic understanding of the concepts within the subjects. If I had the chance to do it again I would not think twice about it. "

Maria Taliani

Maria Taliani School of Engineering and Computing

“Throughout your education at Gannon, you will have opportunities to participate in actual, real-life field work, internships and research projects. The work you’ll do with amazing faculty will send you into the workforce ready to take on serious but fascinating challenges.”

  • Receive hands-on learning through real-world courses, projects and valuable internship experiences that prepare you to become a professional in the field.
  • 13:1Enjoy a personalized experience inspired by Gannon’s faculty experts and a low student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1.
  • Apply for generous financial aid packages and scholarship awards.

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