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Master of Science in Software Engineering

Program Details

California State University in Fullerton offers the Master of Science degree in Software Engineering, which can be completed entirely online. The Master of Science in Software Engineering intends to prepare graduates to excel in current careers or enhance their marketability for new ventures. The program delves into the essential theory, practice and development of computer software engineering.


  • Have completed a four-year college course of study and hold an acceptable baccalaureate degree
  • Be in good academic standing at the last college or university attended
  • Official transcripts
  • A minimum grade-point average of 2.5 in the last 60 semester units attempted as documented by two official copies of transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • Introductory undergraduate software engineering course (CPSC 362 or equivalent work experience) and/or phone interview to determine whether the student possesses work experience in the area of software development to satisfy program prerequisites

Accreditation & Licensing

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission