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Graduate Programs in Software students present their research to one another.

Opportunities for Graduate Students

Whether you are interested in collaborative research with faculty, looking for a job opportunity, or want to engage in a vibrant network of global students, you will find Graduate Programs in Software has plenty of opportunities for its students.

Graduate Software students talk to Professor Dorin about their research.

Graduate Student Research

Students are encouraged to contact faculty directly if they want to do a collaborative research project. Students and faculty in our Center for Applied Artificial Intelligence collaborate on applied research in AI with local companies to solve industry problems and create multiple proofs of concept for software.

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Master's Project Options

Students have the option to do a master’s project. This project may be an applied project to solve a problem for industry or compliment an existing research project that a faculty member is currently pursuing.

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Job Opportunities

Many local industries reach out to us to hire our students for employment. Employers send us their job postings each week which we pass along to our students. Our on-campus computer labs and the St. Thomas Information & Technology Services department often have job opportunities. We find our students who are changing careers transition successfully after two or three semesters.

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Global Network Opportunities

You’ll learn alongside peers from across industries, employers and geographies. Over 40% of the student population that attends our classes are from other countries than the U.S. And this culturally diverse student body enhances the experience for all students and produces a global environment rich with networking opportunities.