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Bachelor of science in

Software Engineering

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

We are excited that you’re interested in taking the next step in your educational journey with Washington State University Everett! There are many reasons to complete your bachelor’s degree; financial and personal. Higher education is the surest path to both opportunity and earning power. A bachelor’s degree provides not only the hard skills necessary in the job market, but also critical thinking skills, a path to individual and personal growth and the chance to give back to your community.

WSU’s Software Engineering degree program intends to provide the students with expertise on various topics relevant in the modern technology industry. We aim at preparing graduates for careers as Software Developer/Engineer, Project Manager, Requirement Engineer, Quality Assurance and more.

The Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering (BSSE) program at WSU Everett is a 2.5-year, full-time, daytime bachelor’s degree completion program for transfer students. Courses and laboratories are taught in person by WSU faculty in Everett, via interactive video from WSU Pullman, and online through the University’s nationally ranked Global Campus program.

The WSU Everett program in Software Engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Admissions Counselor 


Academic Advisor

Lynne Szymanski

Financial Support

The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture offers more than 300 Dean’s Scholarships a year. The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science also has a large number of scholarships available.

Scholarships can be an important part of paying for your college degree. The most important thing you can do is submit the WSU General Scholarship Application every year by January 31.

How to Apply

Applying to the Program:

  1. Complete your application online, selecting North Puget Sound at Everett as your campus.
  2. Submit official transcripts showing coursework to-date. Updated official transcripts will be required once grades are posted for spring and summer (if you enroll in courses). Contact all previous colleges and have them send official transcripts to:

    Washington State University Everett

    Enrollment Services
    915 N. Broadway
    Everett, WA  98201

  3. An academic coordinator will review your application and transcript(s) for prerequisites to acceptance into the electrical engineering program and contact you for next steps.

General Timeline:

August 1:
The WSU application opens for students applying to enter the WSU Everett program in Fall.

January 31:
Priority will be given to applicants who have submitted all required application material (including official transcripts).

May 15:
Notification of Admission Decisions (for complete applications received by January 31).

June 1:
Students respond to offers of admission.

The application process will continue until all seats for the program are filled.

Current WSU Pullman software engineering students who wish to transfer to Everett:

Students who are currently certified in the software engineering major in Pullman should contact the academic advisor in Everett to determine feasibility and eligibility. GPA is a consideration as is completion of the same prerequisites as all other transfer applicants. Evaluation of coursework still needed to complete the degree vs. the schedule of courses offered is another consideration. 

Students who are not yet certified should check that all prerequisites are completed (or will be completed prior to the desired start term). Contact the academic advisor in Everett with any questions.