Cal State Fullerton’s Accelerated Master of Science in Software Engineering (AMSE) combines the success and efficiency of our award-winning online program with the benefits of a tight-knit cohort of fellow students and our vibrant campus community.
The program is designed to prepare you for a career as a software engineer or manager in the industry or for a government agency; or for advanced study as a researcher. It is a full-time program, with all courses held during the day on our beautiful Southern California campus, and taught by full-time professors, with the exception of your final capstone project, during which you will be mentored by a leading industry professional.
Because this is a STEM-designated degree program, international students on F-1 visas who complete the program will also be eligible for Optional Practical Training for up to 29 months.
The Accelerated Master of Science in Software Engineering is a four-semester, on-campus degree program. The program consists of 30 units (10 courses) to be completed over 17 months. Students are grouped into a cohort that follows the same class schedule throughout the program.
The program curriculum is designed with the following learning goals: 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.
- All courses are three units. -
Applying to the AMSE program is a two-step process. Just fill out the online application and submit application documents by mail.
If you have any questions about the application process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The online application will be open from August 1 – September 30, 2017. A $55 application fee will apply and must be paid online.
To complete your application, you will need to submit application documents by mail. Application documents are accepted from July 1 – October 15, 2017. To view these required documents and mailing address, download our Application Checklist.