Student Interviews & Success Stories

Hear About Their Journeys

MSD Student Rajeev

How Rajeev’s Search for Bigger Purpose in Life Led Him to MSD

Meet Rajeev Thapa, who was born in Pokhara, Nepal, and moved to the US at the age of 17 to pursue an undergraduate degree in Computer Information Technology. Rajeev has come a long way since the age of 17 and has learned a lot about how he wants to live his life. Learn more about […]

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,…
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…

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

Michael Fitzgerald
Former: Student
Current: Software Developer at Fresh Consulting

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

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Bipin Regmi
Former: Customer Service Rep
Current: Software Developer at Spatial Front, Inc.

Sirak bio pic for testimonial

Sirak Tekle
Former: Customer Service Rep
Current: Software Developer

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Jeremy Chronister
Former: Chemical Engineer
Current:  JavaScript web developer at
Capital Technology Group