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 California State University, Fullerton

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 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.


  • May 30 (Tuesday) - First day of Summer classes
  • July 4(Tuesday) - Independence Day Observed - CAMPUS CLOSED
  • August 4 (Friday) - Last day of Summer classes
  • August 19 (Saturday) - Midpoint and Orientation Seminar

Admissions Links

  • Admission Requirements
  • Admission for Fall 2017 is closed now.
  • Fall 2018 application starts in October 2017
  • To watch Orientation Seminar of Fall 2016 Click here
  • To watch Midpoint Seminar of Fall 2016 Click here

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