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California State University, Long Beach

Computer Engineering & Computer Science (CECS)

Applying for Graduate Admission

Apply on-line at CSUmentor.
There is no separate application for the department.

Admission Deadlines

Information on filing an international application is available at Center for International Education, International Admissions .

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission the graduate applicant must:

    • have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution,
    • have been in good standing at the last institution attended,
    • possess a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.7 for the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) attempted, and
    • optionally, submit score of the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE). It is highly recommended that International Students and also those students with a GPA below 3.0 submit these general GRE scores.

Students may be admitted on a conditional basis, subject to the requirement that they remedy any deficiencies subsequent to admission. Check prerequisite courses for your option:

Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree from an institution where English is not the principle language of instruction must demonstrate their English language competency. For Information about this process please review the International Educational Studies English Language Requirements.

Letters of recommendation are not required.

Graduate Program Advisor, both Options


Additional Official Program Information

*Note: although every effort is made to keep this Web site up to date, you should also consult the printed catalog for official information and program requirements, which may vary depending on the year you enter(ed) the program.

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Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)

Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM)

New: An online Master of Science in Engineering Management is now offered through the College of Engineering and College of Continuing and Professional Education.