This comprehensive Associate Degree in Software Engineering was designed
to prepare students with little or no computer experience for a well-rounded education in software engineering.
Advanced computer science topics like database management and software lifecycles are covered too.
No experience is needed and you can do all of your training at
home with full instructor support!
You Pay Only For The Time You Use!
CIE’s A.A.S. Software Engineering Program is broken down into 24-week terms.
During each of these terms you'll have a minimum number of lessons to complete, but no maximum!
Tuition for each 24 week term is $1,660.
If you were to complete the entire program in just 48 weeks,
you would only be required to pay tuition for two terms.
There are no additional charges for extra lessons or labs
completed during a given term.
Who decides how much you pay for your Associate Degree? You do!
CIE makes it possible for students who can study at an accelerated
pace to realize significant savings off the cost of a top-quality education!
Projected maximum cost of this program if student continues to the statue of limitations (8 terms) is $13,280.
Special Offer to New Students from March 1st through March 31st.
on-line in the Software Engineering degree before March 31st. for only $5 down and save 20% off tuition with low monthly payments of only $100.
Why study Software Engineering?
As software becomes more widespread in everything from autos to entertainment devices, there is a burgeoning demand for professionals who can design, develop and implement specialized software systems.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, computer software engineers are one of the careers projected to grow the fastest and add the most new jobs over the
With a steady flow of C, C++, Java HTML and Visual Basic programming you will graduate with strong problem-solving and analytical skills needed to work independently or as part of a team that designs new hardware and software systems.
Industries such as software publishers, government agencies, manufacturers of computers and related electronic equipment, financial institutions and insurance providers are places where software engineers are hired.
Basic Course Outline
Computer Science Engineering Core
- Introduction to Computers
- Operating Systems
- Software Development Lifecycle
- Introduction to Microsoft Office
- Database Management
- SQL and Database Management Systems
- Programming with HTML
- Visual Basic
- C Programming Language
- C++ Programming
- Java Programming
-Technical Writing I & II
-Introduction to Sociology
-Strategies for Success
- Algebra/Trig I & II
- Physics I
Education Benefits Available for Military Personnel and Veterans
Build on your military training with an Accredited Diploma from CIE!
CIE is approved for the training of veterans and eligible military service personal for educational benefits under the G.I. Bill, the Post 9/11 GI Bill and military tuition assistance under the DANTES program for service members on active duty in the Armed Forces.
Funds are also available for eligible military spouses under the military Spouse Career Advancement Initiative.
Call a CIE Admissions Advisor at (800) 243-6446 to see how easy it is to put your Military Education Benefits to work for you today!
You may qualify for advanced standing! Because of your military status, you may be eligible for advanced standing based on your previous military training or academic history.
Earn your Degree via Distance Learning
This curriculum is specifically designed to educate students who live at a distance from a college and allows them to learn new technology in their own home.
Experience a step-by-step method of learning that allows you to master the fundamentals and then move on to more advanced topics!
Questions about course material can be answered directly by CIE's qualified instructors via telephone, e-mail, chat room, or mail.
Distance learning is quickly becoming the new way to earn an accredited degree. With CIE, the student is in control of their time and place of study.
Nationally Accredited SchoolCIE is an Accredited Member of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC) located in Washington, DC.
The DETC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
On-line ExamsYou can take your exams
online on our e-grade
Live Instructor AssistanceOur instruction staff works directly
with you one-on-one to answer your questions and provide you
with technical assistance when needed – even if it’s on a
How The Program WorksAs soon as your enrollment into the A.A.S. Degree Program
has been accepted you will receive an Enrollment Confirmation
form which includes a Progress Record.
The Progress Record will provide details on your first 12
credit hours, along with the remaining lessons in your program,
so you can use it as a permanent record of your grades. As
you progress into your second term of study, CIE will advise
you of your cumulative credit hours.
If you are applying for academic transfer credit towards
the A.A.S. Program, you may have your first term custom-tailored
and your credit hour assignment individually prepared to reflect
your credits transferred.
You have up to eight 24-week terms to complete CIE’s Associate
Students graduate with an Associate Degree in Software Engineering from a Nationally
You can start this
program at anytime. One of the advantages of enrolling with CIE is that you can
study when it's convenient for you.
We can accommodate almost any arrangement that suits you
best and with our generous time allotment of eight 24-week terms
for the A.A.S. Degree you can be assured to have enough time
to complete your program.
Special Offer to New Students!
Save 20% off tuition during CIE's March Special!
on-line or call a CIE Admissions Advisor at (800) 243-6446 before March 31st
to enroll in the Software Engineering associate degree for only $5 down and save 20% off tuition with low monthly payments of only $100.
CIE accepts credit card, PayPal, Western Union, bank account transfer, money order or check. Call a CIE Admissions Advisor at (800) 243-6446 with any questions or
Student Textbook Responsibilities
Students are responsible for purchasing a limited number of textbooks for this course that are not included in tuition. Please call an Admission Advisor at (800) 243-6446 if you have any questions.
Textbook Buyback Program
Some lesson modules in this course include textbooks that would qualify for our Textbook Buyback Program.
CIE’s Textbook Buyback Program enables you to sell your textbooks back to CIE for tuition credit once you are finished with your learning module. They must be in a like-new appearance with no marks, tears or folds.
You are under no obligation to use this service but if you don’t want to keep your textbooks for reference we’ll be happy to buy them back and give you tuition credit. You can start this program at any time during your course.
Preview the Software Engineering Associate Degree lesson titles
Number of Lessons: 184 (96 credit hours)
Time Allowed: Maximum of 8 terms of study of 24 weeks each
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