The Software Architecture for Big Data specialization includes a three-course pathway to earn admission to the Online MS in Computer Science (MS-CS).


Peer Interaction

Give & receive industry-like feedback with peer-reviewed assignments


Practical Focus

Learn skills and concepts you can apply to the real world


Professional Life

Glimpse into a day in the life of a software engineer

 Three-Course MS-CS Pathway (3 credits)

You may complete the three courses below as a pathway to MS-CS degree admission. You must earn a B or better in the for-credit experience for each course to earn admission.

Complete these three courses in the for-credit experience:

Note that you must complete all three courses within this specialization to earn admission to the Online MS-CS degree and the (non-credit) specialization completion certificate from Coursera.