Program Overview

Software Engineering 

Software Engineering represents one of fastest growing segments of software professionals. Business and industry require software engineers in the fields of medicine, the military, domestic and international communications and aerospace engineering.

Degrees/Areas of Study

Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering

Graduate Certificate in Software-Engineering Foundations

Graduate Certificate in Software Engineering

Master of Science in Software Engineering


As a Software Engineering professional, you can work in many fields including:  

  • Occupation
    What You Will Do
    Median Pay
  • Software Developer
    Software developers are the creative minds behind computer programs. Some develop the applications that allow people to do specific tasks on a computer or another device. 


Computer Game Design and Development



Computer Game development is an exciting and interdiciplinary field that combines technical programming and software development with artistic fields such as animation, audio and real-time user interaction. The CGDD program at KSU covers breadth of the field and lets students customize their studies to "dive deep" in a area of their choice. 


Degrees/Areas of Study

Bachelor of Science in Computer Game Design and Development

Minor in Computer Game Design and Development


As a Gaming professional, you can work in many fields including:  

  • Occupation
    What You WIll Do
    Median Pay
  • Video Game Designer
    Design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation.


Top Secrets about Software Engineering & Game Devlopment at KSU

Kennesaw State is the only public university in Georgia that offers an undergraduate degree in Software Engineering.

accredited by the EAC Accreditation Commission of ABET (

The undergraduate program in Computer Game Development at KSU is the only 4-year Bachelors degree offered at a public university in the state of Georgia.

The BSCDD program is
accredited by the CAC Accreditation Commission of ABET (, the only such accredited 4-year program in the world. 


SWEGD Enrollment and Degree's awarded

  Fall 2011 ENRMT 2011-12 Degree Awarded Fall 2012 ENRMT 2012-13 Degrees Awarded Fall 2013 ENRMT 2013-14 Degress Awarded Fall 2014 ENRMT 2014-15 Degrees Awarded Fall 2015 ENRMT 2015-16 Degress Awarded Fall 2016 ENRMT
BSSWE 123 16 128 20 142 17 169 20 220 19 279
BSCCGD 125 1 208 8 233 14 268 14 312 32 369