About us

  • Approximately 400 enrolled students each year.
  • 11 core faculty and 9 adjunct faculty.
  • A number of classes are offered across locations and time zones using novel educational and technological advances.
  • All degree programs leverage Silicon Valley’s unique entrepreneurial ecosystem to offer superior education, access to internships and coveted jobs, and opportunities for new startups.
  • A flexible part-time program in software management allows students with day jobs to pursue their advanced degree without career interruption.
  • Information Networking Institute programs are bicoastal, where students’ first two semesters are at the Pittsburgh location and the final semester(s) is in Silicon Valley.
  • The M.S. in Software Engineering degree is exclusively available at the Silicon Valley campus.
  • Software Management alumni in executive management positions are listed as the most powerful women engineers in the world: Business Insider, Top Women to Watch Diversity Journal, Corporate Executive of the Year; Latina Style; and Top 25 Business Executives in Hispanic Business.

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Departments on campus


Campus expertise

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Information security & privacy
  • Internet of things and sensor
  • Mobility
  • Product management
  • Software engineering

Campus vision

  • Extend the brand of Carnegie Mellon to Silicon Valley (CMU-SV)
  • Create new opportunities for students and faculty from Pittsburgh in the CMU-SV region
  • Offer programs that leverage the CMU-SV ecosystem
  • Become a conduit for entrepreneurial activities for students and faculty