Accelerated Master's in Software Engineering

California State University, Fullerton

Fees and Financial Aid

The Accelerated Master’s in Software Engineering is one of the most affordable options to earn your advanced degree in one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States and around the world. Below you will find information on program costs and financial aid options.

Program Fees

Tuition is $2,500 per course ($25,000 for the entire program), plus mandatory campus fees. Tuition is due before the start of every term:

  Spring Summer Fall Spring
Tuition $7,500 $2,500 $10,000 $5,000
Campus Fees $574.28 $239.62 $574.28 $574.28
Total $8,074.28 $2,739.62 $10,574.28 $5,574.28

Financial Aid (Domestic Students Only)

Federal Stafford unsubsidized loans are available to assist you in meeting your educational expenses. For financial aid purposes, Extension and International Programs (EIP) master’s degree programs are considered Special Group - Year-Round Programs. In addition to the standard academic year terms (fall and spring), students who are in Special Programs are required to attend summer during at least one year of their program.

To learn more about how to apply for and use financial aid to finance EIP graduate programs, please use these resources provided by Cal State Fullerton’s Office of Financial Aid:

If you have any questions about financial aid, we are happy to help. Just contact us and a staff member will get back to you soon.

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

What’s your next step?

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Program Schedule

What's your next step - Schedule

The 17-month AMSE program is the one of the fastest ways to earn your advanced degree. Get details on the classes you will be taking every semester.


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