The Path for Problem Solvers

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In this sector, each program provides a dynamic, hands-on education, focused on the skills you’ll use in industry. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just starting out, we can help you find a degree or certificate to match your goals.

When you graduate, you’ll enter the workforce with the scientific and technical ability to tackle the world’s toughest challenges. And with innovation and entrepreneurship integrated into your everyday job skills, you’ll know how to build a business, grow an organization and form breakthrough ideas.

Major companies in Los Angeles, such as Boeing, Medtronic, Activision Blizzard and Aerojet Rocketdyne, continue to recruit our engineering and technical graduates, accelerating their careers and deepening the university’s strong connections to industry.

Wherever you go, with an education in this sector, you’ll find yourself at the center of the world’s most challenging and rewarding work: space flight, mass communications, health care and big tech. Explore our options – from short-term leadership certificates to industry focused graduate degrees – and build the future you want.

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Master's Degrees

Engineering Management

This program provides you with the leadership training and technical expertise to manage high-level engineering projects, teams and resources. In addition to robust technical and management training, the program also includes a certificate that helps you integrate innovation and entrepreneurship into your work – a skill desired by organizations nationwide.

Assistive Technology Engineering

This program prepares you for a career in assistive technology development. In courses with other technical professionals, you’ll learn how to design and develop new assistive technology products, manage projects and teams, identify new uses for existing assistive technologies, and expand your technical abilities.

Knowledge Management

In this program, you’ll develop the advanced conceptual skills to manage the knowledge-based assets of various organizations in the sector. In great need by engineering and technical firms, this degree – and the abilities it provides – will help you manage data, foster innovation, and improve organizational performance.

Instructional Design

Like the corporate sector, engineering and technical firms require sophisticated training for their personnel and the communities they serve. With this degree, you can design, implement and assess educational programs, such as online courses, professional development seminars and how-to modules for public sector goods and services. You can also, thanks to an embedded certificate, develop instructional games and simulations, allowing you to teach your community through “play.”


Business Administration

This one-year program provides a foundation in business education for those with an undergraduate degree in fields other than business, and it also serves as an entrée into the CSUN Nazarian MBA for those who wish to pursue that path.

Leadership in the Age of Disruption

This program helps senior engineering and technical professionals view emerging issues through a new lens. As the sector takes on new platforms and methods, a new, more adaptive leadership must arise to address the changing trends. By taking this certificate, you’ll know how to implement innovation, respond to disruptions and lead in uncertain times.

Access to University Courses

Open University

Interested in a single course? With Open University, you can take CSUN courses without enrolling in a program – the perfect way to explore your passion.

Winter Term and Summer Session

These accelerated-format university courses can help you learn a new topic, build professional skills, or prepare for future study.

Contracted Programs

CSUN develops a wide range of educational and professional development programs at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. Often shorter in duration, these programs include everything from business, communications and the sciences, to engineering, humanities and the arts. If you have a program in mind, we’re prepared to help you build it, no matter how technical or specific the content. More information on Contracted Programs >>