Accelerated Master's in Software Engineering

California State University, Fullerton

Current Student Center

The AMSE Current Student Center provides new and returning students with registration information and the additional resources to guide you through your program.

Before you register
  1. Accept admission and pay enrollment deposit (new students only):

    Log in to your CSUF Student Portal Opens in new window , click on “Titan Online”, select “Select Center” and accept admission to the program. You will then be prompted to pay the $250 enrollment deposit.
  2. Verify and resolve any registration holds:

    Log in to your CSUF Student Portal Opens in new window , click on “Titan Online”, select “Select Center” and then check the “Holds” section. If there is a hold on your record, click on the details to view on instructions on how to remove the hold, and which department to contact.
  3. Verify and complete any “To Do” items:

    Log in to your CSUF Student Portal Opens in new window , click on “Titan Online”, select “Select Center” and then check the “To Do” section.
  4. Purchase health insurance (international students only):

    International students at Cal State Fullerton are required to have health insurance. To purchase health insurance online, go to the International Student Services Health Insurance Requirement page Opens in new window .
Registration information

Please select your cohort below to find course information. You can register for your classes through a wire transfer or online (via credit card or financial aid).

Cohort 6

Students who entered the program in Spring 2019

Register by Credit Card or Financial Aid

Select “Register Now” below. Enter the schedule number located on your cohort’s class schedule (Example: E195-11265) into the Register Now box and select “Find Course.” Repeat these steps to add all courses before checkout. Choose credit card as your payment method to finalize. Domestic students receiving financial aid may select financial aid as their payment method.

Program Schedules

This section provides a schedule of courses required for the program and term in which you will enroll. Please contact the academic advisor if you require a custom schedule.

Additional Resources

Payment is due at the time of registration. We accept payments with bank wire transfer, check, money order or credit card (Visa, American Express, MasterCard or Discover). No convenience fees are charged for payment by credit card.

If you register past the deadlines, a $25 late fee will be charged. You will receive a fee receipt after your registration is processed.

Fee payment by wire transfer:

Please contact your banking institution to pay by wire transfer. You will need to provide your bank with the information below; a wire transaction fee of up to $30 may apply. Please include this fee in the wire transfer payment if applicable.

Recipient: California State University, Fullerton – Extension and International Programs
Bank name: Wells Fargo Bank
Address: 420 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94104
Routing #: 121000248
Account # 4944-911890

Fee payment for financial aid students (domestic students only):

If you are receiving financial aid assistance, please select “Financial Aid” as the method of payment when submitting your online registration. Students must be enrolled in at least six units in order to be eligible for financial aid. It is the student’s responsibility to pay EIP any remaining balance due after disbursement.

Fees paid by employer or company:

Extension and International Programs can bill your employer or company directly for course fees. To use this option, a purchase order or letter of sponsorship from the company must accompany your registration form. For more information on this process, contact EIP Student Services at or (657) 278-2611.

The Titan Bookstore website Opens in new window offers the most accurate and up-to-date selection of textbooks for your courses. To find your textbooks, enter the department, course and section. For detailed instruction on how to find and buy your books, check out this helpful tutorial video Opens in new window .

Various forms of financial aid are available for those who qualify. To apply for financial aid and determine your eligibility, obtain a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from any high school or college and submit your application to the address provided on the form. To expedite processing, apply electronically on the FAFSA website Opens in new window . Be sure to include the CSUF institution code: 001137.

For more detailed information about financial aid, including step-by-step application instructions and other tips, please visit the Cal State Fullerton financial aid office Opens in new window . For specific questions, send an email to

Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment authorization is granted by the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services upon receipt and review of applications filed by the student and recommendation made by the International Student Advisor.

You are required to attend an OPT Session if you are interested in working part-time off-campus during the Spring or Fall semesters, or working full-time after graduating at the end of the semester/term. For more information, visit the International Student Services OPT page Opens in new window .

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is work authorization or permission for F-1 students pursuing a degree, or credential program, to work before graduation in a short-term paid and unpaid internship position, which is directly related to an academic course or program. For more information, visit the International Student Services CPT page Opens in new window .

International students must be in their program for one year before they can apply for an internship. The internship is optional and is a separate course fee. For more information, please contact the Center for Internships and Community Engagement (CICE) in LH-206 or email or call (657) 278-3746.

Please refer to your cohort class schedule for drop and refund deadlines.

If you want to drop a course:

  1. Notify your academic advisor, Dr. Bin Cong.
  2. If you are an international student, contact an advisor Opens in new window at the International Student Services office (CP 200) regarding your visa status.
  3. If you are receiving financial aid, notify the financial aid office by email
  4. Complete a Request for Withdrawal form PDF File Opens in new window .
  5. Obtain the approvals from Instructor, Department Chair and Associate Dean (email approvals are sufficient).
  6. Submit the completed form to Extension and International Programs in CP 100 or fax to 657-278-2088 or email to

On Campus Resources

The following are helpful links for quick access to other campus resources.

Contact Us

Still have questions? Please contact our staff for the following assistance:

Program at a glance

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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

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Number of courses:10 courses (30 units)

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Program Length: 17 months


Cost: $2,500 per course ($25,000 for program), plus mandatory campus fees

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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

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Program Format: On campus (Fullerton, California)

AMSE alum Levi Martin

“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