California State University, Northridge

Master of Science in Assistive Technology Engineering


18111 Nordhoff Street

The Tseng College

Northridge, CA 91330

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science Assistive Technology Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

This online master’s program prepares you for a career in assistive technology development. Designed for working adults, the program emphasizes hands-on experience and helps you build a portfolio of design projects to share with prospective employers.

A Master’s that Fits Your Schedule

This 33-unit program is designed for maximum flexibility to help working students earn their Master of Science in Assistive Technology Engineering degree in as little as two years. Classes are delivered fully online and taken one at a time, with only two courses per semester. The program also uses the cohort model, in which students proceed as a group. This creates a supportive community that helps you to graduate on time and build a professional network.

What Could You Do with an Assistive Technology Engineering Master’s Degree?

Upon graduating, you’ll be ready to:

  • Design and develop new assistive technology products
  • Manage highly technical teams and projects
  • Identify new uses for existing assistive technologies
  • Develop a systems mindset
  • Expand your technical abilities

Build Your Portfolio and Gain Hands-On Experience

The program provides hands-on training with many of the field's professional tools and technologies. In group projects with other working professionals, you’ll build and test prototypes, and then create a portfolio to share with prospective employers.

This, in addition to classroom instruction, equips you with the project management skills to lead teams of other engineers in the design and execution of highly technical assignments.

Take advantage of the distinguished faculty and leading practitioners who teach on CSUN’s campus, without ever leaving home. The university's online programs are held to the same high standards of academic excellence and student achievement.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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