Welcome to Master of Science in Software Engineering (MSE) Program (Online)

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 who wish to further their skills and pursue graduate level education in Software Engineering.

The MSE curriculum covers industry de-facto standard and international standard models in software process,  software process assessment and improvement,  software requirements, software architectural design, software testing, software project management, software measurement, and software engineering ethics, such as agile processes, Scrum, XP, CMMI/SCAMPI, ISO 12207/15504, ISO/IEEE standards, SESC framework, test process, agile testing, maintenance metrics, Attribute-Driven Design (ADD), estimation and scheduling, project planning, and many current practices in the field.

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

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Our online master’s program (CSUF-MSE) is ranked 26th in the Best online Engineering Programs in 2018 by US News and World reports 

We are ranked 5th in 25 Best Online Master's in  Software Engineering Degrees in 2018 by Best Computer Science Schools

We are ranked 5th in the Best Online Master's in Software Engineering Programs in 2018 by Best Colleges.

 We are also ranked 10th in Best Online Masters in Software Engineering Programs by OnlineMasters.com

Important Dates and Events


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Fall 2019 Applications end on July  1, 2019!

Deadline to submit  required documents is July 14, 2019.