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Welcome to Masters of Science in Software Engineering (MSE)


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Thank you for your interest in the Masters of Science in Software Engineering program at California State University, Fullerton. The program is designed for professionals working in the field of computer science (software industry) who wish to further their skills and pursue graduate level education in Software Engineering.

* We are ranked 5th in the nation by Best Computer Science Schools

* We are ranked 5th in Best Online Master's in Software Engineering Programs 2017 by Best Colleges

* We are also ranked 13th in Best Online Degrees in Software Engineering 2017 by Affordable College Online

The MSE program admits new students in the fall semester only.


  • August 19 (Saturday) - First day of Summer classes
  • September 4 (Monday) - Labor Day - CAMPUS CLOSED
  • October 1 (Sunday) - Initial period for filing apaplication for admission to the fall 2018 semester begins
  • October 9 (Monday) - Columbus Day - CAMPUS OPEN
  • November 10 (Friday) - Veterans Day - CAMPUS CLOSED
  • November 20-26 (Monday-Sunday) -FALL RECESS- NO CLASSES. CAMPUS OPEN on 11/20-22, CAMPUS CLOSED 11/23-24
  • December 8 (Friday) - Last day of classes
  • December 9-15 (Saturday-Friday) - Semester examinations
  • December 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018 (Monday-Monday) - winter recess(campus closed)
  • January 2 (Tuesday) - Fall semester ends, grades due

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Contact Information
For questions related to the MSE program:

MSE Program
ph: 657-278-5674

Dr. James Choi, Program Adviser
ph: 657-278-7257

Ms. Sandra Boulanger, Administrative Support
ph: 657-278-3700
fax: 657-278-7168

Department of Computer Science
California State University, Fullerton

P.O. Box 6870
Fullerton, CA 92834-6870