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MSD Student Gemechu feature

Gemechu Tiko’s Invitation to Join the MSD Program

“For anyone who wants to join MSD, I would say please, please, please join us!  Don’t worry about having a computer science background because they will teach you all the foundational knowledge you need. Just follow your passion to be a computer programmer. The whole education is set up to help you learn, and the […]

MSD student Michael McLaughlin

Michael Abayneh: Why a Devoted Family Man and Educated Professional Joined MSD

Meet Michael Girma Abayneh from Ethiopia. Michael has 3 higher…
Tsigab Berhe

Tsigab Berhe’s Path to Success

It was such a pleasure to interview MSD student Tsigab Solomon…

Samuel Tumdedo: A Humanitarian’s Journey to the Masters in Software Development

It was an inspiring experience to interview Samuel Tumdedo, who…
Chadia MSD student featured

A Message of Peace from MSD Student Chadia Kayitesi

Chadia Kayitesi grew up in Rwanda and her beautiful message…
Deborah Igaba MSD student headshot

Deborah Igaba – On Her Way to Becoming a Successful Software Developer

Originally from Kampala, Uganda, Deborah Igaba traveled to the…
Crystal McCay

Crystal McCay – Artist and Software Developer Going Places

My Name is Crystal McCay By Christine Albers Meet talented…

Top MSD Graduate Jeremy Chronister Creates a New Life for Himself and His Family

"The Master's in Software Development (MSD) is set up to help…
Sirak Headshot

Why Sirak’s Friends are Joining the Master’s in Software Development

Sirak Tekle came to America from the country of Eritrea in 2015,…

Where Are They Now?

Featured Student Successes

Abel-Nedi
Former: Student
Current: Java Developer at Bank of America

Michael Fitzgerald
Former: Student
Current: IT Administrator at MSAE

Sophia Blitz
Former: High School Teacher
Current: Software Developer at Google

Moe Hassan
Former: Customer Service Rep
Current: Software Developer at LeepFrog Technologies