Prepare for a rewarding career in a fast-growing, diverse industry.
The Accelerated Master's in Software Engineering from California State University, Fullerton prepares graduates for successful careers as software engineers and managers. All classes are held on our campus in Southern California.
- Support and preparation: Learn from experienced faculty in the classroom and industry leaders on your capstone project. We also provide employment workshops and career preparation throughout the program.
- Affordable classes: Tuition for the entire program is $25,000 (plus campus fees), making this a cost-effective way to advance in one of the best careers in the United States and around the world.
- STEM Designated Program: Graduates are eligible for up to 36 months of Optional Practical Training in the United States after graduation.
The Accelerated Master’s in Software Engineering is an on-campus version of the University’s online program , which was named one of the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
“The skills I learned directly led to my promotion, managing all aspects of my company’s IT transition, and they keep promoting me with additional responsibilities and more compensation.”
- Levi Martin, AMSE alum
Program at a glance
Area of study: Comprehension of software standards; implementation and management of software process; assessment/appraisal of software process; management of legal and ethical issues; collaboration and teamwork; critical thinking and problem solving, research and communication
Number of courses:10 courses (30 units)
Program Length: 17 months
Cost: $2,500 per course ($25,000 for program), plus mandatory campus fees
Ideal for: Those looking to enter or advance in the software engineering field; the program also prepares students for management roles or advanced study as a researcher
Program Format: On campus (Fullerton, California)
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