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Software Engineering

California State University Fullerton

22 months
15457 USD/year
10764 USD/year
10764 USD/year
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The Software Engineering program at California State University Fullerton 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.


About this Degree

The objective of the Master of Science in Software Engineering is to prepare individuals for careers as software engineers and software process managers in industry and government agencies. 

The Software Engineering curriculum at California State University Fullerton 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Systems and Software Standards and Requirements 
  • Software Maintenance 
  • Advanced Software Process 
  • Software Design and Architecture 
  • Modern Software Management
  • Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues for Software Engineers 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 22 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution  
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA in the last 60 semester units  
  • CS362 (Software Engineering) course or equivalent work experience  
  • TOEFL score (iBT 80 total) for foreign students 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15457 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15457 USD per year during 22 months.
  • National

    10764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10764 USD per year during 22 months.
  • In-State

    10764 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10764 USD per year during 22 months.
  • If you are not a resident of California, you must add $396.00 per units enrolled to your registration and tuition fees in addition


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