IADT-Seattle Announces New Software Engineering Degree Program

April 22, 2013

Seattle, Washington (IADT-Seattle) April 22, 2013 – The International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) is now offering a new Software Engineering degree program at its Seattle campus. Designed to provide a multi-disciplinary education, the degree focuses on creativity, business and communication, as well as technology. Students in the program can develop the technical skills and business knowledge needed to design, develop and test software solutions in the workplace.

This bachelor’s degree in software engineering extends beyond the technical foundation of traditional computer development. Students also can focus on creative thinking, communication and business principles to gain a comprehensive understanding of software engineering.  Many of the instructors at IADT have industry experience, giving students access to real-world knowledge.

“This program provides an opportunity for students who have a desire to pursue a career in the ever-changing computer industry, which continues to serve the needs of the business community,” said Khaled Sakalla, IADT-Seattle campus president. “Software Engineering students at IADT-Seattle will have the opportunity to put their skills to the test by working on industry-relevant projects with industry professionals.”  Students also may practice their skills by finding an internship, for which they can receive school credit.

The software engineering courses offered at IADT-Seattle can help students develop a multi-disciplinary skillset. Students can learn programming languages such as HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, C++, and C# as well as skills in application security, software testing, and business analysis. Each course aims to build student communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, which are applied across all areas of software engineering.

Learn more about IADT-Seattle’s Software Engineering degree at www.iadt.edu/Seattle.

About the International Academy of Design and Technology in Seattle

With more than 30 years as an established institution, the International Academy of Design and Technology offers students a hands-on education with experienced faculty dedicated to providing students with the necessary skills, knowledge, support and guidance to pursue fulfilling career opportunities in the design and technology fields. The Seattle campus (IADT-Seattle), which opened in 2004, offers degree programs in Fashion Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Digital Media Production, Fashion Merchandising, Game Production, Information Technology, Web Design and Development, and Software Engineering. Students also have the opportunity to take a portion of their coursework online through IADT-Online. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is a national accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Find disclosures on graduation rates, student financial obligations and more at www.iadt.edu/disclosures. IADT-Seattle cannot guarantee employment or salary and is a member of the Career Education Corporation (NASDAQ:CECO) network of universities, colleges and schools. For more information call 206.575.1865 or visit www.iadt.edu/Seattle.