Carnegie Mellon University

Taught by top faculty at the #1 School of Computer Science, you will learn to see the big picture and cut through vast quantities of information, enabling you to build software faster. With multiple programs to choose from, flexible curriculum, and both on-campus and online options, we have a program that will fit your needs. A degree from the MSE is a strategic investment toward your future goals. Find out how we can help you to level up faster and become a recognized leader.

Your ability to perform graduate-level work, a solid undergraduate background in computer science or related disciplines, software development maturity, and industry experience are several factors considered for admission. In some cases, excellence and promise can balance a lack of formal preparation. Visit the specific program pages for admissions requirements.

We are now accepting applications for The MSE, MSE-ES, and MSE-SS programs for Fall 2023 admission; the deadline is December 12. We are no longer accepting applications for Spring 2023 admission to the MSE Online program; the application cycle will begin for Fall 2023 admission will begin in early 2023.