Accelerated Master's in Software Engineering

California State University, Fullerton

Admission Requirements

To enter the Accelerated Master’s in Software Engineering, you must have completed the following requirements. If you have any questions, please contact us and a staff member will get back to you soon.

Minimum Requirements for Admission

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or a related major along with equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 for your last 60 semester units
  • Prerequisites course: CPSC 362 Foundations of Software Engineering (or equal professional experience)
  • TOEFL (international applicants only): a minimum score of 80 (iBT) or 6.5 Academic IELTS or 58 PTE.

    GRE not required

How to Apply

Applications open in October and the program starts in the fall. You can view application instructions and dates, or start your application, on our Apply page. If you would like to receive application updates, join our email list below.

AMSE director Dr. Bin Cong

“If you are a talented software engineer, you will have opportunities. Everyone will be looking for you.”

- Bin Cong, CSUF Professor 

Read Dr. Cong's Interview Meet our instructors

Faheem Samol

“CSUF curriculum had a good mix of software management, design, and architecture courses that would help me build upon my technical knowledge...”

- Faheem Samol, AMSE alum

Read Faheem's Interview

What’s your next step?

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Fees & Payments

What's your next step - Fees

Our program is a fast and affordable way to advance in the software engineering field. Learn more about program costs on our Fees page.

Fees & Payments