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Advanced Certificate Program in Software Architecture
Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science

Become a sought after
Software Architect

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1Rapidly Growing Industry
High Growth Career and Premium Packages

  • 30% Growth YoY rise in the average income of software architects
  • 40% above Industry Avg. Highest paid role in India for the past two years
  • 100K+ Openings With leading companies

2Learn from Pioneers
From the Founders & Leaders of Software Architecture

David Garlan

One of the founders of the field of software architecture.

  • Associate Dean for Master’s Programs, SCS - CMU
  • Member of the Institute for Software Research at SCS.
  • Author of best-selling books on Software Architecture
  • Leading researcher on Self-Adaptive Systems, Formal Methods, and Cyber-Physical Systems

Bradley Schmerl

Google Scholar, 10,000+ Citations

  • Principal Systems Scientist, Dept. of Software & Societal Systems, SCS-CMU
  • Part of ABLE Group, CMU that researches on Architecture, Quality and Resilience
  • Authored papers, book chapters, tech reports on self-adaptive systems
  • Leading researcher on Software Architecture and Self-Adaptive Systems

3Transformative Pedagogy
Live Interactive Classes + Hands-on Application

CMU, #1 CS School1 Certificate

#1 World's CS School1
20 Nobel Laureates
13 Turing Awards
CMMI, developed at SEI, CMU.

CMMI: Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a process level improvement training and appraisal program.
SEI: Software Engineering Institute

Carnegie Mellon University CMU, a private, global research university, is one of the world's most renowned educational institutions. With its cutting-edge education, a stellar alumni network of Nobel, Emmy, Tony, and Turing prize winners, innovative startups, and home to groundbreaking innovations, CMU has mastered creating a future as imagined

School of Computer Science at CMU SCS is recognized worldwide for its computer science programs. It is home to researchers who have made developments in the fields of algorithms, computer networks, distributed systems, computational biology, robotics, language technologies, human–computer interaction and software engineering. To learn more, visit SCS website

Cutting-edge Curriculum

The state-of-the-art curriculum, designed by world-renowned experts, is delivered through LIVE interactive sessions.

Object Oriented Programming in Java
Object, Class, Message, Inheritance, Abstraction, Encapsulation and Polymorphism; Syntax and Semantics, Variables and Datatypes, Loops and Conditional Statements, Arrays and Strings

Introduction to JavaScript
Variables and Datatypes, Javascript operators, Conditional statements, Functions, Arrays, Loops, Objects and Debugging

Hypervisor concept, Virtual machines, Containers, Container fundamentals, Container orchestration

Software Requirements Engineering
Introduction, Requirements process, Elicitation and Analysis

Software Engineering Process
Software Engineering process, Lifecycles, Introduction to Software Process Assessment and Improvement Models

Overview & Requirements
What is Software Architecture? Basic Architecture Concepts, Practice: Thinking like an Architect, Architecture Drivers and Quality Attributes Practice: Drivers and QA Exercise

Assignment: Identifying Quality Requirements

Architecture Design
Dataflow & Events, Call/Return, Repository, Practice: Architecture Styles, Platforms, Frameworks, Product Lines and Ecosystems, Tactics 1, Tactics 2, Practice: Tactics, Case Study: Service-based systems

Assignment: Specifying Quality Requirements

Techniques and Practices
Principles of Architecture Documentation, Modeling and Analysis, Practice: Architecture Documentation, Architecture Evaluation

Assignment: Architecture Design

Architecture in Practice and Future Directions
Architecture Agile Processes & ADRs, Architecture and Emerging Domains, Trends and Research/Wrap-up

Assignment: Architecture Realization


Program Outcomes


Build expertise in global software architecture practices


Network with distinguished faculty and global peers


Get prestigious SCS - Carnegie Mellon University Certification


Access career opportunities with TalentSprint

TalentSprint Career Accelerator Program

Enables participants realize their career aspirations


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    Profile Makeover
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  • Dedicated Portfolio Page to
    showcase project and program accomplishments

Network with Peers
and Alumni

  • Knowledge exchange sessions with business/tech leaders
  • Lifetime membership to
    TalentSprint Alumni Network
  • Access to incubators for
    promising startup ideas

Access to Career

  • 6 months membership of
    IIMJobs, Hirist
  • Annual Career Fair and career opportunities from 500+ hiring partners
  • Exclusive Job Alerts through TalentSprint Alumni Network

*Terms & Conditions apply


Who is this program for?


Aspiring to transition into Software Architect as a career


Software Developers looking forward to career acceleration


Product Managers with a software engineering background


Worked on System Design, Development Operations or DevOps


  • tickB.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech or equivalent degree, preferably in Computer Science/Information Technology or other related domain
  • tickA minimum of 3 years of software development experience
  • tickFamiliarity with object-oriented programming languages

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If you are confident that the program is the right fit for you, apply now.


Application Fee ₹2000
Program Fee
With Early Bird Scholarship

Flexible EMI Options available
for participants from India
Nominate your employees
to avail special benefits

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*Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Application Fee $25
Program Fee
With Early Bird Scholarship

Flexible EMI Options available
for participants from India
Nominate your employees
to avail special benefits

Apply Now

Applications are Open

*Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.



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Frequently Asked Questions

Software architects have remained among the most sought-after in the tech industry (TeamLease Digital Oct 2022). Moreover, they have overpowered roles like cloud architects and product managers and remain among the industry's most lucratively paid job roles.

Software architects are responsible for creating a solid foundation for the software project, making the platform scalable, and boosting its performance. Software developers or software engineers who prefer to scale their careers with a technical focus instead of management can explore software architecture.

As the discipline of software architecture is expanding, so is the demand for the role. In India, software architects can easily command upto ₹47 lakh, based on the experience and organizations they are working for and a 30% jump over the previous year.

The Advanced Certificate Program in Software Architecture by Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science aims to prepare aspirants for this role. The program is exclusively for tech professionals looking forward to accelerating their careers beyond development and programming.

  • Learn from Experts : Benefit from mentorship by the frontrunners of software architecture evolution- David Garlan and Bradley Schmerl, the distinguished faculty of CMU.
  • High Impact Format: Leverage a transformative pedagogy supported by live interactive classes + hands-on application
  • Certificate from CMU: Get certified by the world leader in computing research and education, School of Computer Science, CMU.

  • Build expertise in global software architecture practices
  • Understand the technical, organizational, and business role of a software architect
  • Leverage better growth opportunities as a software architect
  • Access career opportunities with TalentSprint
  • You will earn a globally recognized certification from CMU
  • You can access TalentSprint Career Accelerator to boost your career acceleration efforts.
  • Network with distinguished faculty and global peers.

The program welcomes all tech professionals, but it is ideal for

  • Professionals aspiring to transition into Software Architect as a career
  • Software Developers looking forward to career acceleration
  • Product Managers with a software engineering background
  • Professionals who have worked on System Design, Development Operations, or DevOps

The program will be taught by the esteemed CMU Faculty, counted among the founders of the field of software architecture, and recognized for developing it as a discipline in software engineering. To meet your future mentors, visit here.

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