Advanced Coursework: Software Testing and Verification Micromasters powered by edX –Online Program

Offered by: University of Maryland University College

College credits:

Course length: 8 weeks per course

NEXT COURSE STARTS ON Jun 4, 2018

Overview

Education level: Master's degree preferred

Software touches just about everything in our world today. Today’s consumers expect intuitive and reliable technology, and in an increasingly crowded marketplace small missteps can trigger dissatisfaction and abandonment. Software testing addresses weaknesses in software development while building scalable development processes to ensure a best-in-class user experience. Learn the skills needed to excel as a Software Tester or Quality Assurance Engineer.

In this Software Testing and Verification MicroMasters program you will gain essential knowledge about software testing concepts and techniques and learn by delving into various software test cases and how they are documented. You will also learn how to plan, execute and manage software testing as well as software quality techniques for formal verification, which is used in mission critical projects.

This program will be of benefit to Software Testers, Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers. It will provide career-changers with the skills to get an entry-level job in Software Testing and help advance Software Developers skills in unit testing.

Job Outlook

  • It is estimated that there are 233,000 Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers and there will be 37,000 additional job openings for Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers (source: O*Net Online)
  • Career prospects include software developer, software tester, quality assurance engineer
  • Software Quality Assurance Engineer is ranked as one of the happiest jobs in America by Forbes (source: forbes.com)
Real Career Impact
"Our long-time partner UMUC has been a leader in a broad range of technology education programs. Students will benefit from their guidance in providing exposure to software testing methods in this MicroMasters program in Software Testing and Verification, and meet the demand for Software Testers and Software Quality Assurance Officers."— Gary Labovich , Executive Vice President for Booz Allen Hamilton’s Digital Solutions group
What You'll Learn:

  • Software testing essential techniques and concepts
  • Develop different types of software test cases
  • Document test cases and the results of executing the test
  • Manage software defects
  • Conduct formal software verification

Curriculum

Courses require individual enrollments. Courses for this program include:
  • Software Testing Fundamentals 
  • Software Testing Management 
  • Formal Software Verification 

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