Earn Your Master's Degree at CSUF

Extension and International Programs (EIP) partners with the University’s academic departments and colleges to create master’s programs with more flexibility. This includes classes scheduled in the evening or an accelerated schedule.

The curriculum, faculty and academic advisement for all of these programs are managed by the CSUF academic department—and you will earn a Master's degree from Cal State Fullerton.

Below is the current list of Master’s degrees we offer. Click on the program name for more information, including cost, program dates and application details.

Choose a CSUF Degree to Advance Your Career

Program Name Units Time Commitment Location Description
Accelerated MS in Software Engineering (AMSE) Opens in new window 30 units 1 ½ years (full-time) Fullerton Campus The accelerated program prepares you for a career as a software engineer or manager in the industry or government agency; or for advanced study as a researcher.
Fully Employed MBA (FEMBA) Opens in new window 42 units 3 years (part-time) Fullerton Campus The program allows you to continue working full-time while pursuing your MBA to further your leadership skills and gain the tools you need to be a strong competitor in today’s marketplace.
Master of Social Work Flex (MSW Flex) Opens in new window 60 units 3 years (part-time) Fullerton Campus The CSWE accredited program prepares you to take on leadership roles in public social service organizations. It offers conveniently scheduled evening classes and fieldwork experiences.
MS in Counseling Opens in new window 63 units 3 years plus 1 term (part-time) Fullerton Campus The cohort program prepares you to work in a variety of environments, like schools or mental health agencies, and also qualifies you to pursue LMFT and LPCC licensure.

Can't decide between MSW Flex and MS in Counseling program? View our comparison fact sheet to help you make an informed decision.

All graduate programs are managed by a CSUF academic department, but administered by Extension and International Programs. This means programs are self-support (not funded by state tax revenue) and tuition reflects a slightly higher rate than similar programs. 

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To receive program and application updates, join the email list for the degree program you are interested in. If you submit a question with your email sign-up, a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.


Stay in touch

To receive program and application updates, join the email list for the degree program you are interested in. If you submit a question with your email sign-up, a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.