Accelerated MS in Applied Computer Science

On-campus Program—Finish in 16 Months

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Prepare for a rewarding career in a fast-growing, exciting tech industry.

The Accelerated Master’s in Applied Computer Science from California State University, Fullerton prepares graduates for successful careers as app developers and other computer science-related fields. All classes are held on our campus in Southern California. 

  • Fast-tracked curriculum: Adapt to the quickly-evolving advancements in technology at the pace expected in the computer science industry.
  • Affordable classes: cost per unit is $1,000 plus campus fees, making this a cost-effective way to advance in one of the best careers in the United States and around the world.
  • Support and preparation: Learn from experienced faculty in the classroom and industry leaders on your capstone project. We also provide employment workshops and career preparation throughout the program.
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Accelerated MS in Applied Computer Science At a Glance:

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Areas of study: Software design and architecture, databases, algorithms, security, artificial intelligence and machine learning, hands-on large-scale Web and mobile application development using modern computing technologies 

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Number of courses: 10 Courses (30 units)

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Program Length: 16 months


Cost: $1,000 per unit plus mandatory campus fees (fees are subject to change at any time during the program)

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Ideal for: Those who pursue the career path for application developer, software architect, artificial intelligence, machine learning, data science, data engineering, or security engineer; those who want to enhance their knowledge and skills of modern computing technologies

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Program Format: On campus (Fullerton, California)

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