Students who successfully complete an INTO Mason Graduate Pathway program in Software Engineering are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

Upon successful completion of an INTO Mason Pathway program and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your second semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called progression.


Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 6-9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21-24 credit hours remaining toward a degree

1-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 3-6 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24-27 credit hours remaining toward a degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Graduate in the same amount of time as domestic students.

Key course facts

  • Course length: 1-2 Semesters
  • Start dates: 2019: January, August; 2020: January
  • Fees: From $21,150
  • Class hours: 9-13 hours per week
  • Class size: 15
  • Award: This program leads to a Master of Science in Software Engineering at George Mason University.
  • Course options:
    • 1-Semester
    • 2-Semester

Entry requirements

1-semester

  • Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field. The degree must include Data Structures and Algorithms, Automata Theory and Formal Languages and Computer Architecture, including Assembly Language. Students also must have completed Calculus I and II and a substantial course in discrete mathematics. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 52, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 6, or IELA 169 Overall.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

2-semester

  • Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in computer science or a related field. The degree must include Data Structures and Algorithms, Automata Theory and Formal Languages and Computer Architecture, including Assembly Language. Students also must have completed Calculus I and II and a substantial course in discrete mathematics. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent.
  • English language requirements: TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password: 6.0 Knowledge and 5.0 Writing, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 5, or IELA 162.
  • Age requirements: 17 years and above.

*Please note that the prices for courses due to commence in the academic year 2019 – 2020 have not yet been confirmed. The prices that are shown for the current academic year of 2018 – 2019 will be subject to an increase of up to a maximum of 4%. As soon as the prices for 2019 – 2020 are confirmed they will be updated so please continue to check here for the most up to date information*.

Program taught in:
  • English
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