Accelerated Master's in Software Engineering

California State University, Fullerton

Application Process

Applying to AMSE is an easy, two-step process. You just need to fill out the online application and submit additional documents by mail. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact us and a staff member will get back to you soon.

Step 1

The online application will be open from August 3 – October 30, 2020. A $70 application fee will apply and must be paid online.

Step 2

To complete your application, you will need to submit application documents by mail. Application documents are accepted from August 3 –  November 13, 2020. You can view these required documents and mailing address below, or download our Application Checklist.

Application Documents

Starting August 3, 2020 you may submit your additional documents to the address provided below. You must complete this step in addition to submitting your online application by the deadline. All additional documents must be received by November 13, 2020:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended (translated into English if necessary)
  • Personal statement of no more than 2,000 words
  • Resume demonstrating experience in the technology field (preferred)
  • Copy of degree verification or copy of provisional diploma (translated into English if necessary)

International Students

In addition to the documents above, international students applying to the program will need to submit the following:

  • TOEFL or IELTS score: A minimum score of 550 (paper) or 80 (iBT); or 6.5 Academic IELTS or 58 PTE is required. You can qualify for a TOEFL waiver; view waiver requirements on the TOEFL Scores PDF PDF FileOpens in new window .
  • International Student Financial Affidavit of Support PDF FileOpens in new window accompanied by a bank statement showing proof of funding for at least the first year of  study (see Affidavit form for minimum amount required). 
  • Students sponsored by an international organization or home government agency must also include a letter of scholarship support specifying CSUF and your proposed degree and program of study.
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Please mail all documentation to:

AMSE Admissions
ATTN: Veronica Martinez
California State University, Fullerton
1111 N. State College Blvd., THALL 1403, Fullerton, CA 92831 USA

What’s your next step?

View our upcoming webinars schedule or join the AMSE email list. By joining the list you will also receive program and application updates.


What's your next step - Webinar

Learn more about whether an advanced degree in software engineering is right for you at an upcoming webinar.


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